**Update*** Twitter version 22.214.171.124 is now officially available. If you are already running the app go into “options>check for upgrade”. If you are looking to try Twitter for Blackberry head on over to Blackberry Appworld and give it a try.****
This was bound to happen at some point, but it is now official that Twitter for Blackberry is going to finally come out of beta. The release is set for tonight and tomorrow and will be available from Appworld.
RIM has had Twitter in an open beta since April to get feedback from their users to be able to make an improved product. There are been a couple of updates to the app while in beta, a direct result from all of you Twitter users, and there are going to be a few more in the official release.
Here is a list of past and current updates to Twitter;
The full launch will include support for several additional languages:
This version will also feature “Go to User” – the ability to access any user’s profile from anywhere in the application using auto-complete functionality for followers.
Here are the feature lists from the original beta launch and the update that happened in May:
Features at launch:
-Push Notifications for Direct Messages
-Following and Followers
-Posting, Sending, Deleting , Replying and Retweeting Tweets
-Seamless integration into core BlackBerry applications
New features during the beta:
-Quote Tweets (editing retweets)
-Auto Complete for @ usernames
-View Photos from Yfrog & Tweetphoto
-View Geotagged Tweets
-Personal Info Guard
-Hotkeys for Navigation
-Report as Spam
If you update to the official version please drop a comment or stop by the Nerdberry.net Forums and let us know how it is.
Source: The Boy Genius Report
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