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Will Twitter Follow Facebook Home?

By Evan Niu, CFA - Apr 19, 2013 at 11:00PM

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Following Facebook's debut of its Home suite of software, Twitter hints that it could potentially follow suit and hijack home screens and lock screens on Android devices, too. Will Twitter build on top of Android next?

Social networker Facebook (FB 1.83%) recently launched its Home suite of software and services, which sits on top of Google (GOOGL 4.20%) Android as a secondary layer. A Twitter executive recently hinted that the rival social platform has been exploring similar strategies on Android, which could put competitive heat on Facebook.

This level of integration is only possible on Android, since Apple (AAPL 4.08%) and Microsoft (MSFT 2.76%) exert much more control over their respective mobile platforms.

In the video below, Fool contributor Evan Niu, CFA, discusses the possibility of Twitter following Facebook Home.

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