Go chat yourself with Facebook’s new Portal companion app

Facebook has launched the beginning of its push into smart home software. Ignoring calls that it’s creepy, Facebook is forging onward with its Portal gadget today Facebook quietly released iOS and android Portal apps that allow owners show off photos on the screen without sharing them to the social network, and video call their home whereas they’re out. The app isn’t likely to move the needle for Portal whose potential users fall into 2 camps: those so afraid by Facebook’s privacy practices that they couldn’t imagine putting its camera […]