Research in Motion has just announced the new version release of its Facebook for BlackBerry app. Version 2.0 of the said app is now available as a free download from the BlackBerry Beta Zone. This one of the major update done for the said app and for its major new feature, you can now find out who among your Facebook friends are online and initiate a chat session with them within the app or withing the unified mailbox on your BlackBerry device.
Aside from the Chat facility, the updated Facebook for BlackBerry has also improved the app’s news feed interface. You can now scroll through your News Feed, interact with your friends’ posts, post photos to your Facebook Wall, add status updates or check in to Facebook Place, if the said feature is available in your region.
Other new features of Facebook for BlackBerry 2.0 include – a new way of navigating the app by way of a scalable drop-down navigation controls, easier way of accessing your Facebook notifications, messages, friend requests and chats, external notifications, new profile user interface and profile information viewing.
Facebook for BlackBerry 2.0 is an early preview so you must hurry and visit the BlackBerry Beta Zone to get a slot in the Beta testing of the said app.
via [BlackBerry Blog]