Facebook Places now available for Blackberrys

Posted by Knowlton Thomas

facebook for blackberryIntegrating with Blackberry GPS and Maps app technology, Facebook's Places app is now available for Research in Motion's line of smartphones.

It's available in the BlackBerry App World. The app is maintained by RIM, unlike its Facebook and Android counterparts, which are managed by Facebook.

Unfortunately, even though RIM is a Canadian company and Places is aiming for global reach, Facebook Places for Blackberry is restricted to the U.S. The app also lacks Facebook Deals.

Company:
BlackBerry
Website:
http://www.blackberry.com
Location:
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Research In Motion (RIM), a global leader in wireless innovation, revolutionized the mobile industry with the introduction of the BlackBerry solution in 1999. Since then, BlackBerry products and services have continued to change the way millions of people around the world stay connected. With the launch of BlackBerry 10, we have re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry. Not only did we introduce a... more

Company:
Facebook
Website:
http://www.facebook.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. Millions of people use Facebook everyday to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, share links and videos, and learn more about the people they meet. more


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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys playing tennis, hiking, and exploring weird side streets. more



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