Official Twitter App for Blackberry Launched

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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. 

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