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Facebook 2.0 Now Available to All BlackBerry Users

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Jul 27, 2011, 7:36 AM   by Eric M. Zeman

Research In Motion today announced that Facebook 2.0 has left beta and can be downloaded by all BlackBerry users. Facebook 2.0 for BlackBerry adds a number of features, foremost among them being a brand new user interface that has a revised navigation panel and notification bar. Facebook 2.0 adds support for Facebook Chat, and uses push notifications so users don't miss messages. The software adds better support for native applications such as BlackBerry Messenger. 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. The update is free, and is compatible with BlackBerrys running system software 5 and up.


About the author, Eric M. Zeman:

Eric has been covering the mobile telecommunications industry for 17 years at various print and online publications. He studied at Rutgers Newark and University of Kentucky, and has a degree in writing. He likes playing guitar, attending concerts, listening to music, and driving sports cars.

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