BlackBerry PlayBook gets Facebook integration

Encouraged with the success of the Facebook application for BlackBerry smartphones (30 million users of our Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones app), Research In Motion (RIM) has announced Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook as well.

The new application offers popular features of Facebook, optimized for the 7" high resolution and multi-touch LCD display of Blackberry Playbook. The features include the ability to share Facebook pictures and videos with friends and family on an HDTV, View and add Friends, Seamless photo and video viewing, Facebook Chat, and interaction with the News Feed (enables users to browse highlights such as photo uploads and status updates and seamlessly view links in the BlackBerry PlayBook browser). Users can 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. The ability to ‘Comment,' ‘Like,' is also there.


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