There have been rumors about a Facebook phone for years now and there is little to no doubt that it is indeed coming. The phone is expected to have very tight integration with Facebook and will have absolutely nothing else exciting about it””720p resolution in a market with quite a few 1080p phones, a dual core processor in a market overflowing with quad core and more CPUs, and the list goes on””this phone is expected to be mediocre in every sense of the word.
So what’s up, Zuck? Why can’t you get this right? I’ll tell you why! Because you are, first and foremost a Web company that can’t even do THAT right, and now you expect to enter the most competitive market in the world and succeed? Not going to happen.
Before you try to compete with Apple and Google on the mobile front, how about you address these five mistakes you have been making on the Web for years, then we can talk about a Facebook phone, mmkay?
5 Stop Messing Around!
4 Speaking of Aggressive:
3 Aggressive is Annoying:
2 Speaking of Privacy, There is None:
1 Simplicity, Simplicity, Simplicity:
To sum it up, all these mistakes are going to prevent the Facebook phone from succeeding, unless of course, they are not repeated and Zuckerberg has learned from his mistakes. Yeah, ok, not holding my breath.