Saturday, October 01, 2011

How Apple and Facebook Nearly Fell Out -- Over the HP TouchPad [EXCLUSIVE]

Check the article link below for iPad Facebook app screen shots and a weird Apple/Facebook historical relationship twist

Facebook and Apple, united by a common interest in beating Google, will finally put their differences aside to launch the long-overdue Facebook for iPad app Tuesday.

We also expect announcements on a new Facebook for iPhone application, a Facebook HTML5 mobile app platform, and perhaps even Facebook integration in iOS 5.

This all marks a significant leap forward in the sometimes hostile Facebook and Apple relationship. It began well when Apple first set up an Apple Students group on Facebook in 2006 — “a monster success” for both companies, according to a source who spoke with Mashable on the condition of anonymity.

But the companies would butt heads many times in the following years.

How Apple and Facebook Nearly Fell Out -- Over the HP TouchPad [EXCLUSIVE]

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