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.
BlackBerry Version of Twitter Gains Photo DMs
BlackBerry today published Twitter for BlackBerry version 10.3. The updated app adds a handful of new tools, including the ability to compose and save draft tweets that can be sent later.
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.