Facebook Home's First Try Is Over


The HTC First, which is the first smartphone to come with Facebook Home installed, has been a total failure. After launching exclusively on AT&T in April, it was almost immediately dropped to $1 on contract -- a clear sign that it wasn't selling well. Ma Bell has recently confirmed that it has sold through its remaining inventory, thanks to the aggressive promotions, ending Home's first attempt.

A separate study also showed that 91% of respondents had no interest in Facebook Home whatsoever, adding insult to injury for the social network.

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