Facebook and Twitter for BlackBerry 10 Updated
BlackBerry today announced significant updates are available to both the Facebook and Twitter applications for its BlackBerry 10 platform. New features in Facebook for BB10 include the ability to search for nearby friends; the ability to save photos from Facebook to the BlackBerry and improved photo tagging and; the ability to view and respond to events thanks to improved Events tools; and the ability to share more Newsfeed content from Facebook to email, BBM, SMS, or Twitter. Speaking of which, Twitter for BB10 now offers the same Connect Tab available to other platforms, and lets users see more of the content that's embedded within Tweets. Twitter also lets users see how many times one of their Tweets has been favorited. Facebook and Twitter for BlackBerry 10 are both free downloads, and will be available in BlackBerry World in the next day or so.
Twitter Adds 'Connect' Tab to Help Find Accounts Worth Following
Twitter today announced a new tool meant to make it easier to find new people and accounts to follow. The "connect" tab will appear on Twitter for the web, and in the Android and iOS mobile apps beginning today, where Twitter will curate a list of accounts it believe users might like to follow.
Facebook's Events App Reaches Android Devices
Facebook has made its Events application available to Android handsets via the Google Play Store. Events By Facebook, released to iOS devices in October, lets users find and schedule things to do with family and friends.
Facebook's Events App to Help You Find Things to Do
Facebook today announced a new app called Events, which is meant to help Facebook users find and schedule tings to do with family and friends. The app will highlight events that friends are planning to attend, new events added by liked pages, and updates from events to which users may have already RSVP'd.
Facebook Pulls Support for BlackBerry 10, BBOS
Facebook has decided to cease supporting the BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry OS platforms. The company has chosen to discontinue its essential APIs for BlackBerry, effectively breaking the existing app.
Twitter for Windows 10 Overhauled for Mobile and PCs
Twitter for Microsoft's Windows 10 platform has been given a significant update, putting it more in line with the apps available to Android and iOS devices. For example, Twitter now includes the Moments tab for summaries of current events and support for inserting GIFs into tweets.