Apple Welcomes Chat Heads From Facebook

Facebook (NASDAQ: FB  ) recently announced that it plans to roll out a new functionality dubbed Chat Heads that would make integrating messaging even more seamless. Not only will Chat Heads be part of the company's new meta app FB Home on Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL  ) Android, but it will be available as part of the Facebook app in Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL  ) iOS. The functionality may be critical to Apple, depending on what level of traction FB Home is able to achieve.

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  • Report this Comment On April 17, 2013, at 7:11 PM, marv08 wrote:

    Bing bing bing!

    Facebook has confirmed that is was neither in talks with Apple nor MS to bring this crap to their system's home screens.

    So, your link-baiting crap is several days late and even more dollars short.

    Whatever FB is doing within their own iOS (and WP) apps, is barely news-worthy. They won't hijack their respective home screens and OSs though. This is good news. The sooner Facebook and this Zuckerberg retard die the better.

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