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Beta Testers: Facebook Home Update Brings Support for Instagram, Pinterest, and More

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If you are part of Facebook’s Android Beta program, a new update that is rolling out today allows you to add feeds from Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest, and Flickr to your Home lockscreen. When you wake your device, you will be greeted with great content from the folks you follow, then when you’re are done, simply unlock and continue with your day. It’s a good addition, one that Zuckerburg said was coming during his interview at Disrupt. 

To enable, update the app from Google Play and then log into the apps using your existing credentials. Should be pretty easy for all of you tech savvy readers out there.

Again, it’s only for the beta users, so if you are not a part of that yet, you can find info on signing up here.

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  • Trevor Hicken

    Is it just me? Or is the connected apps not working?

  • rthvk

    God, those capacitive buttons are beautiful. 😛

  • Daeshaun Griffiths

    Damn. This is big news. Facebook Is doing it up. Only if it was an aio like G+.

  • Pakmann2k

    I have a spare Gnex I use as a test bed and am a little curious to see this in action. Having a spare Frankenphone in my aresenal has given me a lot more joy in Android. I truely get to play with as many roms as I like without having to backup, restore, and reset my layout. When I really find one I like, I flash my daily driver.

  • Travis Erickson
  • SparkysShocker

    Not that I want, but I find it interesting that the only device Ihave that supports it my Infintec PTV1000

  • Peter Mansour

    Chat heads is the only useful feature from all of this..

  • Tony Byatt

    Still pushing this huh Zuck?…

    Good luck with that…

  • Shane Redman


    • j

      ROFL THIS IS THE exact thing I was thinking. The same number of Ha’s and all.

  • Jpx

    I wonder if they actually got Android UX/UI designers, to you know, design an android launcher this time… Those geniuses…

  • Joshua Bailey

    Vaporware? Still deving this?

  • You had me until “Facebook Home”. Does any non-HTC First owner actually use this?

  • Tony Stark

    Facebook Home still exists?

    • Apparently…shocker.

    • WalkerNA

      I too had honestly forgotten that it was an option..

    • Ej McCarty

      I think you meant to say, “Facebook still exists?” haha