Fortune reports today how Facebook has strangely eschewed developing an iPad app for all these months since the iPad was released but has immediately released an app for the Samsung Galaxy Tab via the Android Marketplace the second the Samsung tablet arrived on the market. Well, yes, those Facebook folks are very busy, maybe they just haven’t got around to making an iPad app yet, you might be telling yourself, but it turns out that, according to Fortune, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said today that the reason there is no Facebook app for the iPad is because the iPad is “not mobile”! Which seems like a really, really strange reason to me!
Apparently Zuckerberg made the remarks when speaking to a group of press and developers at Facebook’s Palo Alto, California HQ today. According to Fortune’s report on the meeting, Zuckerberg said the following when asked when Facebook would be releasing an iPad app:
Over to you, Steve Jobs!“The iPad is not mobile. Sorry if that offends Apple, it’s a computer.”