facebook for blackberry

This latest update in the beta zone is for the Facebook app and this update brings along quite a few new features and fixes like the ability to save photos to device/media card, photo redesign, BBM Integration and quite a bit more!

If you are not a member of the beta zone I would recommend signing up and take part trying out these applications.


What’s New?

Below you will find a complete list of features available in Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones version 3.3.0.9:

BBM Integration:
Ability to opt in/out of the PIN sharing in the setup wizard and screen options
Ability to know when my Facebook friends are sharing their PINs so I can invite them to BBM
Ability to invite my Facebook BBM connected friends, who are sharing their PIN, to my BBM contact list (if not already friends)
Icon showing which Facebook friends I can invite to chat on BBM
Ability to initiate a BBM conversation with my BBM connected Facebook friend, who is sharing his/her PIN and we are BBM contacts
Option to be synced with the web so changes on the device/web are reflected on the device/web
Facebook friends PIN to be updated regularly to ensure that the invitation to chat on BBM is sent to the right PIN
Ability to invite my friends to BBM or chat from the profile screen

Photo Re-Design

Ability to see my photo albums as a grid of photos (grid view thumbnails)
Ability to efficiently scroll through my grid-based photo albums and not worry about network details when opening large albums (pagination)
Ability to see photo in full screen
Ability to slide between my full-screen photos

Photo Save

Ability to save photo to device/media card

UX Changes

Ability to view Navigational Grid with the new UX changes
Ability to view Header with the new UX changes
Ability to view Profile Publisher with the new UX changes
Ability to view Newsfeed publisher with the new UX changes
Ability to view Today with the new UX changes

Carrier APN

As a 6.0 and above FB4BB user in certain regions, I want all chat traffic to go over carrier APN so that I can use the app in my country
As a 6.0 and above FB4BB user in certain regions, I want all traffic (minus chat) to go over carrier APN so that I can use the app in my country

Unfriending
Ability to unfriend from your friends list and friends profile via GCM, menu, and +
Ability to see a confirmation dialogue before unfriending so that I can cancel my request if needed

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