Facebook asks European partners to stall planned launch of HTC First as it scurries to revamp Facebook Home.
Facebook Home is not the hit Facebook hoped it would be. The application, which replaces the home screen on Android devices, has not been widely adopted since its debut last month, and positive reviews of the software are few and far between. Facebook is taking the app back to the drawing board.
As a result, it has asked its European carrier partners to "hold off" on launching the HTC First, which is the only smartphone being sold with Facebook Home preinstalled. Further, the company won't be making the app available to new devices.
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