'Facebook Home'? A new Facebook flavored smartphone

Facebook says that it will have a 'significant mobile-focused announcement' on Thursday. Rumors suggest the company will announce plans to release its own smartphone.

Facebook will make a 'significant mobile-focused announcement' on Thursday, and published reports suggest a custom mobile phone that comes in one flavor -- Facebook -- is on the way. But will the device be made in partnership with HTC, as rumored? Or will it be something else?

Lindsey Turrentine, editor-in-chief of CNET Reviews joins Marketplace Tech host David Brancaccio to discuss what a Facebook smartphone would look like and why it might sell.



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