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Why Facebook Home Might Bomb, and Why That Wouldn't Matter

By Evan Niu, CFA - Apr 12, 2013 at 6:30PM

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Early reviews of Facebook Home aren't too great, and it's entirely possible that the new software suite will bomb with users. Here's why that shouldn't discourage investors.

Social network Facebook (FB 1.83%) recently launched Home, a software suite that integrates directly with select Google (GOOGL 4.20%) 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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