With the release of Facebook's new meta app, Facebook Home, the company may finally be able to monetize its impressive base of users. Built on the Android OS, the interaction between Facebook and Google has potential ramifications for mobile advertising options. This is one of the most critical growth areas left in the sector and the race to convert users to cash is fierce.

In the following video, Fool.com contributor Doug Ehrman discusses how Facebook Home works and why it has the potential to threaten Google's dominance in mobile advertising.

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The article Is Facebook Home a Threat to Google? originally appeared on Fool.com.

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