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RSS FeedsI`m anti-Facebook, but even I can see value in its rumored wearable devices
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25 february 2021 13:07:21

 
I`m anti-Facebook, but even I can see value in its rumored wearable devices
(Android Central)
 


Could a Facebook wearable actually be a good idea? If recent reports are true, it appears that everybody`s favorite privacy-focused company, Facebook, is preparing to bring its own smartwatch (and other wearables) to market sometime in 2021. First reported by The Information, this new wearable could likely run a version of Google`s Wear OS, and lean in heavily on Facebook`s messaging services, as well as have a focus on health and fitness. Jitesh Ubrani, Research Manager for Worldwide Mobile Device Trackers at IDC, told AC that he isn`t surprised by these whispers at all. `There have been rumors about this for years. Ultimately, the wearable for many companies is a way to gather more information about their users.` With more trusted companies like Samsung, Fitbit, and Apple making some of the best smartwatches available, why would/should anyone even consider strapping a Facebook-made device onto their body? It`s all about the network effect. Whenever I review or test new wearab...


 
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