Facebook 2.0 for Blackberry brings Facebook chat and New UI

RIM announces new an update for Facebook for Blackberry v 2.0 with Facebook chat, External notifications, new navigation control, new feed and many more changes. This is a major update after almost 3 years from v 1.0.

Chat and New Feed on Facebook 2.0 for Blackberry

Features of Facebook v 2.0 for Blackberry

  • Chat with the online friends from unified mailbox or Facebook application.
  • Improved new feed. There is a (+) symbol on each post to get to comments, likes, menu etc..
  • Drop-down navigation control which would be scalable in future.
  • New notification bar that shows messages, friends request and notifications like BlackBerry® 6 OS’ “Today View”.
  • New external notification lets you see E-mail or BBM message without leaving Facebook application.
  • New UI brings Wall, Info, and Photo tabs and better profile details like birthdays, hometown, likes and relationship status within the app.

New Facebook app could be downloaded from Blackberry Beta Zone after registration for Blackberry 6.0 users. Support for Blackberry 4.6 would be added in future beta release.

(via Blackberry official blog)

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