Facebook app version 2.0 for BlackBerry is now out of beta and available to download at the BlackBerry App World. This version has 5 new features that includes, new interface, improved news feed, Facebook chat, Enhanced profiles and core integration with the phone. The Beta version of the app was launched this May.
Features of Facebook app v2.0 for BlackBerry
- New Interface that has new navigation grid and a notifications bar
- Integrated Facebook chat that notifies the chat message while the app runs in the background
- Improved new feed that has ‘More’ button (+) to prevent accidental clicks
- Now the notification is available for ‘Likes’ and Event Wall posts in this version
- Now you can view basic information like contact , birthdays, hometown and relationship status etc on other profiles.
- Mutual Friends feature lets you view common friends with a profile and you can also view their friends list (according to their privacy setting)
- The Facebook app is now integrated with BlackBerry Message list, BlackBerry Contacts, BlackBerry Calendar, BlackBerry Browser and BlackBerry Messenger
- You can also share Facebook posts with BBM contacts and invite friends to BBM from Facebook
Here is the video from RIM that shows the new features of the Facebook app
Download Facebook app for the BlackBerry phones that run BlackBerry OS v5.0 from the BlackBerry App World for free.