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For when one network is not enough, Facebook is adding four more social networks to Facebook Home.

If you have a supported Android phone, you can now set your lock screen to show updates from Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, Flickr and, of course, Facebook. You can also mark posts you like with a star or a heart without even unlocking your phone.

Facebook Home began its existence in April as a complete replacement for the home screen and lock screen on Android phones. It required users to install a separate app, and replaced users’ app launcher and widgets with a simpler menu designed by Facebook. This approach wasn’t very popular, and the only phone to launch with Home pre-installed, HTC’s First, was a flop.

In August, Facebook made Home’s lock screen an optional feature within the main Facebook app. It’s actually more useful this way, because it doesn’t override the entire…

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