MobileTechReview News, Reviews and Forums

General Discussions >> News

Tong ZhangModerator
Senior Editor

Reged: 06/26/02
Posts: 14897
Loc: Texas
RIM Announces New Facebook App for BlackBerry PlayBook
      05/02/11 12:41 PM

RIM today at the BlackBerry World announced Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook, a new app that delivers popular features of Facebook, optimized for the 7" high resolution,
multi-touch LCD display of the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet.

Check out our review of the BlackBerry PlayBook at:

Here is more info on Facebook for the PlayBook:

Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook offers users a highly engaging experience by integrating popular features and functionality of Facebook including:

? View and add Friends - Users can interact with friends quickly and easily: find friends by scanning the new grid view of their profile pictures; search for and add new friends and manage new friend requests; browse their profiles, photos and videos; view and interact with wall posts; view key information on profiles and pages; and view, comment and ?like? photos on profiles and pages.

? Enjoy seamless photo and video viewing - Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook makes it easy to upload photos from the BlackBerry PlayBook Picture Library, tag friends in photos, view
comments, tags and likes. The BlackBerry PlayBook can also be connected to an HD TV to
display photos and videos at a whole new level in full 1080p HD.

? Connect with friends using Facebook Chat - On the BlackBerry PlayBook screen, users can
enjoy side-by-side viewing of online contacts and active conversations. Notifications of new Chat messages are displayed on the Notifications Bar, so users can quickly and easily read and respond to new Chat messages while browsing friends? profiles, viewing their pictures or reading their status updates.

? View and interact with the News Feed - Users will be able to browse highlights such as photo uploads and status updates and seamlessly view links in the BlackBerry PlayBook browser. They will also be able to ?Comment? and ?Like? to discuss and show appreciation for friends? content, as well as publish a status update or upload a photo from the status publisher accessible from their Profile or from within the News Feed.

The Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook application be available on BlackBerry App
World in May. We will bring you some live photos of the app today. Stay tuned.


Check out our latest phone reviews please visit:

Droid Charge by Samsung Video Review
T-Mobile G2x by LG
T-Mobile Sidekick 4G by Samsung Video Review
Kyocera Echo from Sprint
HTC Arrive on Sprint
HTC Thunderbolt Review
HTC Arrive Video Review
Motorola Atrix 4G In-depth Vide Review
Samsung Galaxy S 4G

More News. . .

MTR News

Post Extras Print Post   Remind Me!     Notify Moderator

Entire topic
Subject Posted by Posted on
* RIM Announces New Facebook App for BlackBerry PlayBook Tong ZhangModerator 05/02/11 12:41 PM

Extra information
0 registered and 630 anonymous users are browsing this forum.

Moderator:  Tong Zhang, LisaG, News, Jacob_Spindel 

Forum Permissions
      You cannot start new topics
      You cannot reply to topics
      HTML is enabled
      UBBCode is enabled

Thread views: 4065

Rate this thread

Jump to

Contact the Folks at | Privacy statement Go to homepage

Powered by UBB.threads™ 6.5.5