Review: BlackBerry 9650 Bold
The 9650 is pre-loaded with Facebook, MySpace and Flickr applications. They all get the job done. The Facebook application, in particular, has become much better at integrating natively with BlackBerry features, such as the inbox. I really like the way it doesn't feel like a siloed application, but instead an extension of the device's natural messaging and photo capabilities. For power Facebook users, the BlackBerry Facebook app is second only to the iPhone's.
Similarly, Twitter and RIM worked together to develop an official Twitter application for the BlackBerry platform. The Twitter app just recently received a much-needed upgrade, and works almost flawlessly at updating timelines and allowing you to interact with your Twitter friends/followers. There are also downloadable alternatives for Twitter if you don't like the native app.
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