Twitter and LinkedIn Issue Major Updates for BlackBerry 10 Apps

Today, two of the world's biggest social networks updated their apps for the BlackBerry 10 platform.

Twitter and LinkedIn, which appear on the BB10 homescreen as default apps, both added new features and improved existing features.

Twitter's new features and improvements include profile editing, a conversation view when viewing tweets, simpler direct messages, simpler tweet deleting, enhanced image viewing, and a more robust compose tweet option.

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Meanwhile, LinkedIn improved its job search tools and image viewing, and also added Messages and Today features to the app.

While Twitter and LinkedIn offer staple apps for the BB10 platform, other heavy hitters such as Netflix and Instagram are holding out.




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