Facebook Home’s original development team has reportedly disbanded
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Facebook ambitious plan to take over your smartphone hasn’t panned out, and apparently, the original team behind it has moved on. According to The New York Times‘ Bits blog, Facebook has disbanded the team that was initially responsible for developing Facebook Home, an Android skin that it released last year, which overhauled a phone to display Facebook photos on its lock screen and provide easy access to chat messages and status updates. Bits doesn’t say that work on Home has necessarily ended for good, but it suggests the chances of it moving forward aren’t very high either.