Facebook 2.0 for Blackberry Officially Released

By July 28th, 2011 AT 4:25 PM

BlackBerry Smartphone maker Research In Motion (RIM) today announced the availability of Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones 2.0 and Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook (Tablet) 2.0 today in BlackBerry App World.

The official Facebook for BlackBerry 2.0 app includes a sleek new user interface and many new features based on customer feedback, including Facebook Chat and enhanced integration with BlackBerry native apps.

Also available today in BlackBerry App World is the Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook was the first optimized tablet Facebook application that offers users a highly engaging experience with access to popular features such as Facebook Chat, Video uploading and Places.

Whats New ? :

Facebook Places – Users choose to share where they are, what they are doing and who they are with – with Facebook friends. Get directions to and from a Facebook Places by clicking on the map image, which will seamlessly launch the Bing! Maps on the BlackBerry Playbook.

Facebook Events – View events and birthdays and receive notifications of new invitations. View event details like the time, place, guest list and more. Users can even RSVP and write on the event’s Wall.

View ‘Likes’ – See the names of the friends that ‘liked’ a user’s post. Users will also be able to tap their friends’ names to launch directly to their profiles.

Privacy control on status updates – Control who can see each update users share. Simply click the lock icon in the lower-right corner of the status publisher to select who to make the status update visible to before posting it.

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