LinkedIn the world’s largest professional network today announced the launch of the LinkedIn application for BlackBerry smart-phones.One can download the application free of cost from www.linkedin.com/blackberry and via BlackBerry App World.
The Linkedin application works on BlackBerry Tour, BlackBerry Curve and BlackBerry Bold series of smartphones. The application operates on devices running BlackBerry OS 4.3 or later. Full integration of the LinkedIn application with native BlackBerry applications requires BlackBerry OS 4.6 or later
The Key functionality includes search,messages,network updates and reconnections features
Search: Prepare for any meeting by quickly accessing LinkedIn profiles.
Messages: Enables users to manage their LinkedIn inboxes on the go.
Network Updates: Stay connected to the professional conversation.
Connections: Make new connections away from the computer. Invitations: Send invites to new connections to build professional networks.
Reconnections: Users receive recommendations of who they may want to add to their professional networks.
“The LinkedIn application leverages the always-on capabilities of the BlackBerry platform to enable easy and timely access to information for mobile users. Deep integration between the LinkedIn app and core communications apps on the BlackBerry smartphone also allows for a very productive and intuitive user experience,” said Tyler Lessard, vice president, global alliances and developer relations, Research In Motion.