Official Twitter App for Blackberry Launched

    April 9, 2010
    Chris Crum

Twitter just announced that RIM has launched its official BlackBerry Twitter app. The two companies have worked closely together to create it.

Here’s what it looks like:

Twitter Blackberry app

Features include:

– Real-time BlackBerry push of Twitter direct messages

– Camera and photo gallery integration

– Browser integration for Tweeting links

– Customizable interface for changing fonts, hiding tool bars, etc.

– Inbox integration so you can read your Twitter direct messages along side your email and text messages

–  @integration so that if you receive an email or text message which includes an @username, it is linked to the Twitter app profile page

– Twitter lists integration

– Notification of @mentions

– Search for users, content, and trending topics

– Localized for French, Italian, Spanish, German, and Brazilian Portuguese

The app can be downloaded here. It requires a 64MB BlackBerry smartphone, 750KB of available BlackBerry smartphone memory, and BlackBerry Device Software Version 4.5 or later.