Arpan:

Enough has already been said by Mark himself, it is good adverts that fetch the dollar bills . Nothing else really matters when you’ve been public and people expect a lot more from you than a dorm nerd.
It’s just the advent of a series of apps and updates that are going to deeply integrate into our lifestyle. It might also be in your smart-home, connected screens, where-ever you turn your heads.
In fact, i seriously speculate that Google Glass might face competition from any such future offering from Facebook . Might be far, or in the near future . Whatever it is, “bring social” is not the next big thing.. It’s the need of the hour. Happy Reading :)

Originally posted on VentureBeat:

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With all of Mark Zuckerberg’s talk about Facebook Home’s focus on people over apps, it’s easy to forget that Facebook holds something else above even people: advertising.

During a Q&A session with reporters today, CEO Mark Zuckerberg answered the question that’s been on all of our cynical minds: Will Facebook Home’s Cover Feed be home to advertisements?

Zuckerberg’s surprisingly direct response: Yup!

“There are no ads in this yet. I’m sure that one day there will be,” he told reporters

While Facebook is being uncharacteristically candid with its responses so far, it’s tough to see how it couldn’t be.  Facebook is set to suck up 30 percent of mobile ad dollars this year, so obviously, advertising will be a core part of its plans with Home.

Cover Feed will represent a particularly attractive bit of real estate for advertisers, as they can take advantage of the large smartphone home screens of Android devices.

Facebook, like Amazon, has…

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