Facebook builds a new 'Home' on Android (gallery) Summary: Facebook Home is an Android overlay that aims to create a software package that takes over messaging, key communications and runs like "system software not an app you run." By Andy Smith | April 4, 2013 -- 20:11 GMT (13:11 PDT) Previous | Next Image 3 of 19 How Facebook Home fits in with Android. Topics: Smartphones, Android Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.