Research In Motion has pushed out an update to their native application Facebook for BlackBerry. This update is to version 3.3 is available in Blackberry World for some. The update is not showing for all at this time as RIM is still pushing it out. You can try clearing Blackberry Worlds cache by pressing and holding ALT then type +RST to refresh. Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones makes it even easier to connect with friends and share your news while you’re on the go. Discover all the great ways Facebook works with your BlackBerry smartphone to help you stay connected and on top of your social life. Hit the break to find out what is new!
- BBM™ Integration – Facebook 3.3 allows you to discover and add BBM friends and initiate BBM chats right from within the Facebook for BlackBerry app. You can now easily share your BlackBerry PIN with Facebook friends and discover which of your Facebook friends also have BBM. By simply clicking on the new BBM Icon within the Facebook app, you can invite a friend to become a BBM contact and then launch a BBM chat right from within the app.
- Un-Friending – In response to requests, with Facebook 3.3, you can now easily un-friend someone directly from within Facebook for BlackBerry. You no longer have to use your desktop.
- Photo Redesign – There are new ways of interacting with your Facebook photos. Facebook 3.3 gives you faster viewing of your photos and at a higher resolution. You’ll also be able to view thumbnails of all of your photos for easier browsing.
- Refreshed Look and Feel – Facebook 3.3 has an exciting new look and feel with refreshed icons for navigation and status publisher to provide easy access to all the Facebook features that keep you connected and help build your social network.
Facebook for BlackBerry Smartphones version 3.3 is available for BlackBerry smartphones running OS 5 and above.