After posting decent Q4 results, BlackBerry seemingly celebrated by releasing updates for its Facebook and Twitter apps on BlackBerry 10.
If you fancy yourself a Facebook user, the latest update for BlackBerry 10 is sure to delight with its latest features:Friends Nearby – Now, Facebook for BlackBerry 10 allows you to discover if your Facebook friends are nearby. You’ll be able to see when they’ve checked in on Facebook to a location that’s close to where you are.Photo Updates – There are new ways of interacting with your Facebook photos. Now you can now easily add photo tags to a photo you’re uploading within the Facebook application. Plus if you like that photo or funny picture your friend just shared on Facebook, you now have the ability save Facebook photos locally on your BlackBerry 10 smartphone.Events – This improvement is designed to make it even easier to plan and keep track of your events. You can now view and respond to events, invite your friends to attend, create and view posts on the event wall, post photos, and even tag guests.Sharing – Sharing information is at the core of BlackBerry 10 and now it easier than ever to share what matters to you with all of your contacts. Using the BlackBerry 10 share framework, you can now easily share links from your Facebook newsfeed to BBM, email, SMS, Facebook Twitter, and others.
Twitter users are getting a few less new features, but those that are being added still contribute to a better experience:Your Connect Tab – View all interactions in one place, including new follows, favorites and mentions.Enjoy More Content – Take a look at photos, article summaries and other updates within your Tweets.Added Perspective – See the number of times a Tweet has been favorited.
You can download Facebook for BlackBerry 10 here, and Twitter for BlackBerry 10 here.