NewHomeLockScreen650Facebook rolled out an update to its Home Android overlay, which it has been beta-testing since November, and it maintains features that make Home unique, such as its Cover Feed, while adding elements that resemble more traditional Android lock screens, such as time, weather information, and Facebook notifications.

The updates listed on Home’s Google Play page were:

  • Swipe down to unlock.
  • View the time, weather, and notifications on your lock screen.
  • Swipe to browse photos and posts from your lock screen.
  • Choose from new photo categories to customize your wallpaper.
  • Shortcut to Cover Feed on your launcher.

Readers: Do you think these changes are a step in the right direction for Home?

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