Facebook 1.6 for BlackBerry available now

Justin Cauchon June 5, 2009 0


In April, Facebook 1.5 for BlackBerry was released to customers around the US and Canada. With some major changes from Facebook 1.0, 1.5 brought new light to Facebook on a BlackBerry. Today Facebook released version 1.6 of its application and brings a few new changes. Check out the full changes below.

  • Status updates and highlights on the home page – you can now view your friends’ most recent status updates right on the home page. Highlights like photo uploads and wall posts are just a click away and you can comment on a photo, poke a friend, etc. right from the home page.
  • Wall access from within Facebook for BlackBerry – with one click on your friend’s profile picture from the home page, you can access their wall without having to go to the mobile site.
  • Photo viewing in a simple, easy-to-use slideshow format – check out your friends’ latest photo albums with improved photo viewing, and view albums in a simple and easy-to-use slideshow format. Just scroll back and forth through the thumbnails along the bottom to display the larger picture in the center of the screen.
  • Facebook for BlackBerry 1.6 will also support three new languages:
    • Thai
    • Indonesian
    • European Portuguese

You can download this application by doing to www.BlackBerry.com/facebook from your BlackBerry Browser.

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