Social network Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) recently launched Home, a software suite that integrates directly with select Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Android devices. Early reviews from the broader tech press are skeptical overall about Home, in part because it may be a step backward in usability. There are some bright spots, but it may not be a compelling offering.

In the video below, Fool contributor Evan Niu, CFA, explains how Home shows Facebook is still headed in the right direction -- even if it bombs and fails to gain traction with users.

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