social media giant plans to start selling the device next year,
according to the report, a move that would mark its entry into a
market currently dominated by Apple Inc and Huawei.
Facebook's smartwatch will work via a cellular connection,
letting users send messages through its services and also
connect to the services or hardware of health and fitness
companies, such as Peloton Interactive, according to the report.
Menlo Park, California-based Facebook has been foraying into the
hardware sector in recent years, coming up with products
including virtual reality headset Oculus and video chatting
Facebook did not immediately respond to Reuters' request for
(Reporting by Tiyashi Datta in Bengaluru; Editing by
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