Facebook integrates Home with Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest and Flickr

Earlier this year, Facebook launched its Home Launcher for Android devices. It was received by mixed reactions, largely due to the limited functionality of the feature. That is about to change though, as Facebook has opened up Home to services like Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest and Flickr.

The feature essentially pulls content from these apps and displays them on your homescreen. To enable these services, you have to go Home’s settings and select which apps you want Facebook to pull content from. Facebook also lets you go a step further and disable Facebook posts and only see photos from the aforementioned new services on your lock screen.

In addition to just pulling displaying new content, Facebook has also made Home more engaging by allowing users to like or comment on posts. To do that one will have to double tap on a post.

For now, this feature is only available for those users, who enrolled in the Facebook for Android beta program. It will then be slowly rolled out to everyone else in the coming weeks.


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