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Facebook Home 'so two years ago,' Microsoft says

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Friday, April 05, 2013

Slash Gear: Microsoft says two years ago they had the same idea as Facebook Home, the company's new home screen app launcher.

In a company blog post by Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President of Corporate Communications, Frank Shaw jokes that he tuned into the Facebook Home event yesterday “not to see if it was still April Fools Day, but to see if it was somehow still 2011.” Shaw says that “the content of the presentation was remarkably similar to the launch event…for Windows Phone two years ago.”

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