Facebook For BlackBerry Update Released

By David Cohen 

The newest version of Facebook for BlackBerry, v3.3, is now available via BlackBerry App World, and new features in the application include integration with BBM, easy unfriending, viewing of photos in higher resolution, and an overall revamped look and feel.

Following are more details on the new features in Facebook v3.3 for BlackBerry, which is available to users running OS 5 and above:

  • BBM integration: Users can discover and add BBM friends, as well as initiate BBM chats directly from the app. BlackBerry PIN numbers can be instantly shared with friends, and Facebook friends can be invited to become BBM contacts.

  • Unfriending: This can now be done directly via the app, rather than having to wait until accessing the social network via desktop.

  • Photos: Photos are available for faster viewing at higher resolutions, along with thumbnails for easier browsing.

  • Overall look and feel: The icons for navigation were refreshed, and the status publisher feature allows easy access to all of the social network’s functions.

Readers: How many of you are still using BlackBerry devices?