Latest Facebook for BlackBerry Beta Adds BBM Support
Research In Motion today announced a fourth beta of Facebook 2.0 for the BlackBerry platform. This newest version of the software adds a number of features, foremost among them being better support for native applications such as BlackBerry Messenger. Using the latest beta, BlackBerry users will be able to share content found in Facebook with the native email, SMS, BBM, and Twitter apps and vice versa. Other new capabilities include notification support for actions such as Likes and comments; in-app error reporting; and new tools for touch-based BlackBerries, such as dedicated icons for composing messages, etc. Facebook for BlackBerry version 2.0 beta 4 is available for free to registered members of the BlackBerry Beta Zone.
BlackBerry Improves BBM with Support for Lollipop and iOS 8
BlackBerry today pushed out BBM 2.6 to the Android and iOS platforms, as well as its own BlackBerry platform. All three versions of the app gain new features, including support for stickers within group chats and a 60-second option for time chats.
BBM for Android Gains Video Calling
BlackBerry today said it is expanding BBM video calling to Android devices. The feature is rolling out in the U.S.
BlackBerry Makes BBM Privacy Features Free
BBM users now have more control over their messages thanks to an update BlackBerry made available to Android, BlackBerry, and iOS devices. All three platforms now have unlimited use of the Retract and Timer features.
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.
BlackBerry Bringing BBM to Android Wear
BlackBerry today showed off BBM for Android Wear. With BBM on your wrist, Android Wear owners will be able to read incoming BBM messages, review and accept BBM invites, scan through the BBM inbox, and respond with either canned messages or dictated messages via Google Now.