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Facebook Home coming to Android tablets within 'several months'

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Facebook's new Home launcher for Android will be coming to tablets, the company has just said. After demonstrating a series of social features, including "Chat heads" messaging and a redesigned news feed, Facebook said that Home would hit Android tablets within "several months." For now, that version is still in development, making Home phone-only when it hits the Play Store on April 12th.

Described as "mobile best," Home takes advantage of the always-connected nature of phones to offer a constant stream of social interactions. Tablets, though, offer some other advantages, including a larger screen for Facebook and Instagram's much-touted photo sharing. Facebook has also promised monthly updates to Home, so more features could be in place by the time a tablet-optimized version comes out.