Five Things Facebook Could Announce Next Week
January 9, 2013 - 3:08pm
Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) is holding a mysterious event next week. The firm will not say what it plans to show attendees, but many are speculating that it will be a smartphone or a new feature added to the site.
Mark Zuckerberg, the social network's famed co-founder and CEO, has previously stated that brand-specific hardware is a terrible idea. Regardless, the tech industry is still buzzing over rumors of the possibility that the firm could change its mind. After all, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) co-founder Steve Jobs famously said that seven-inch tablets were also a bad idea. The Mac maker changed its mind last year and released the iPad Mini, a small tablet that has already been purchased by millions of consumers.
However, anyone can guess that Facebook is building a phone now that the other major tech companies -- including Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) -- are expected to do the same. Even Google ...
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