Facebook phone rumours are on the line2012.05.28 09:24 by Daniela
Facebook is reportedly hoping to release its own smartphone by next year. The New York Times has spoken to sources close to the firm and says that some engineers have been hired, including around half a dozen people from Apple.
This would be the company's third attempt at bringing a living, breathing smartphone into its core business: Initial rumors in 2010 put smartphones on Facebook's map, but the company allegedly veered away from mobile development after realizing just how difficult it is to build mobile hardware.
The social networking company did not comment on this recent report, but it does admit to having a mobile strategy.
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