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Facebook's Home mobile gets one-star from users

A majority of users have given Facebook's Home mobile a one star rating on the Google Play store.

By:ANI
| Updated on: Apr 29 2013, 15:18 IST
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A majority of users have given Facebook's Home mobile a one star rating on the Google Play store.


Out of 14,100 reviews of the free Android app, 52 percent rated it just one out of five stars.

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Nearly 16 percent of reviewers however gave it top marks, leaving the app with an overall 'below average' rating of 2.2 stars, reports news.com.au.

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Facebook Home's main feature is a constantly changed display of photos and updates from Facebook friends that consumes phone's battery life and mobile data allowance.

Critics have complained the app's main feature - a constantly changing display of photos and updates posted by your Facebook friends - consumes a lot of battery and mobile data allowance.

Many have also complained that the app 'hijacks' a phone's home screen, making it harder to access other phone functions like number dialing, texting and email.

The two-and-a-half weeks old app has however been appreciated it for its 'stylish' and 'simple' design.

A spokesperson for Facebook Australia said that the app was 'a first step' and they were working to 'improve the experience'.

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First Published Date: 29 Apr, 15:13 IST
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