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In other Facebook killing news, the HTC Status may be in trouble

Boy, late summer is just product death season. We told you, and really not long ago, about the HTC Status, a smart phone with a built in Facebook button. The idea is that you SIMPLY CANNOT BE BOTHERED to open an app when you want to get on Facebook, you need a button. The world apparently said, "No we don't" and now TechCrunch is saying it may be dying. They cite anonymous sources as saying AT&T is about to drop the phone because no one is buying it. AT&T denies the rumors, saying that "The HTC Status is a great product and our plans for it to be part of our portfolio haven't changed."

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