Twitter and LinkedIn Issue Major Updates for BlackBerry 10 Apps

Posted by Knowlton Thomas

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.

RELATED: Yahoo to Shut Down BlackBerry App After Deeming It 'Unsuccessful'

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.

 

 

 

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:
Twitter
Website:
http://www.twitter.com
Location:
San Francisco, California, United States

Twitter is a privately funded startup with offices in the SoMA neighborhood of San Francisco, CA. Started as a side project in March of 2006, Twitter has grown into a real-time short messaging service that works over multiple networks and devices. In countries all around the world, people follow the sources most relevant to them and access information via Twitter as it happens—from breaking world news to updates... more

Company:
LinkedIn
Website:
http://www.linkedin.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

LinkedIn is an interconnected network of experienced professionals from around the world, representing 150 industries and 200 countries. You can find, be introduced to, and collaborate with qualified professionals that you need to work with to accomplish your goals. 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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