Although the HTC First, which is the first phone to have the Facebook (NASDAQ: FB ) Home platform preloaded, doesn't look like it's been a success, investors should still be able to find a silver lining in this failure. First, this was a small bet Facebook made, and it's not likely to ultimately cost the company a ton of money. But more importantly, this experience gives Mark Zuckerberg and his team a great learning opportunity. Facebook's management can take some of the lessons they will hopefully have learned and apply them to moving the company forward.
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