The tech blogs were abuzz Sunday with a report in TechCrunch that Facebook is secretly building a phone. But the company says it’s not true, according to the New York Times. In an eMail, Jamie Schopflin, a Facebook spokeswoman, said the company is, and has for some time, been developing various features and services to integrate its social functions into various mobile phones and applications. But, she wrote, “Facebook is not building a phone.” Here is more of her eMail: Our approach has always been to make phones and apps more social. Current projects include everything from an HTML5 version...

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