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Facebook Home update will return our standard Android icon dock

The folks from Facebook have apparently been having a pretty good month if recently released numbers are accurate, but changes are still coming to Facebook Home. Today they revealed more than 1 million users downloaded Home, and those who still enjoy it use Facebook 25% more. After many complaints however changes are coming, and Facebook is giving us back our standard Android icon dock we all love, and need.

Facebook Home reaches 1 million downloads, usage on the rise

Back during the beginning of April Facebook finally released their "Home on Android" simply called Facebook Home. Now just a month later they've confirmed the application has already reached 1 million downloads, and as a result Facebook usage for those with Home installed has increased roughly 25%. That isn't all either, they have new features coming soon too.

Paranoid Android HALO builds released for multiple devices

Last week there was a custom ROM getting plenty of attention for their Facebook Chat Head type feature. Paranoid Android decided to take Chat Heads and turn it into a unified notification system for Android, and put it on steroids. You might love it, or hate it, but this is what makes Android great. Read on for more details about Paranoid Android's HALO feature.

Bejeweled Blitz launches for Android

Yesterday we saw the release of a Angry Birds Friends, which has a social connection to Facebook and as of today it looks like we have the release of another social-minded game. This latest is Bejeweled Blitz, which comes by way of Electronic Arts. The release of Bejeweled Blitz has the game joining the previously available Bejeweled 2.

Custom ROM aims to bring Facebook Chat Heads to all

Last month the folks from Facebook had a pretty busy few weeks releasing Facebook Home, the HTC First phone, and of course their new Messenger application with tons of new features. The only thing we really liked from Facebook's new arsenal was their unified messenger system called Chat Heads. Little bobble heads on the edges of the display for seamless communication. Soon we'll be getting that, without Facebook.

Instagram app update adds image tagging with Photos of You feature

The latest Instagram app update has been announced. This update brings a new feature called Photos of You, which is said to be the answer to the question of who. To give a bit of a background on that, the folks at Instagram have said he Photo Map answers the where and the captions and hashtags answer the what. With that in mind, Instagram users now have the Photos of You feature for the who.

Facebook Trusted Contacts password recovery launches globally

Facebook has launched their latest password security option. This one is called Trusted Contacts and it has the user picking a few trusted friends who will be used if or when you ever find yourself unable to access your Facebook account. Basically you pick a few friends you can trust and if you are ever locked out of your account they will provide the security codes that will allow you back in.