Facebook smartphone in 2013?

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Just a few weeks after Facebook’s dismal debut on the stock market, company officials are hiring engineers in the hopes of creating a new smartphone by 2013, reports the Chicago Tribune.

The company has hired more than half a dozen former Apple software and hardware engineers and is actively recruiting others. The smartphone project is nicknamed “Buffy,” and details are being held close to the vest.

Read more at the Chicago Tribune.