Research In Motion (RIM) today launched Facebook for BlackBerry Smartphones, a new software application that enables fast, streamlined and optimized mobile access to the popular social utility. The application leverages the push-based BlackBerry system architecture and Facebook Platform to create an unparalleled mobile experience for Facebook users.
With the Facebook for BlackBerry Smartphones application, users can wirelessly send and view messages, photos, pokes and Wall posts. The application goes beyond browser-based access, automatically pushing notifications to the user’s BlackBerry smartphone as friends and colleagues send notes, Wall posts or pokes. The application allows users to take a photo, upload it to the site with captions and tags; quickly and easily invite friends; manage events; manage photo albums; and manage their status while on the go.
Facebook for BlackBerry Smartphones, is available as free download, makes it faster, easier and more convenient for users to stay wirelessly connected with their Facebook friends and colleagues. T-Mobile USA has been selected to be the first carrier to provide the new software application to its customers.