RIM just let us know that they just launched a beta version of the new Facebook 2.0 in the beta zone. Based on the leaked slides we saw last week we knew this was on the works but I am surprise to see it this soon. Kudos to RIM.
Press release below
Today RIM is pleased to announce that it has launched a new beta version of Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones.
There are currently well over 30 million monthly active users on Facebook for BlackBerry and approximately 21 million active daily users on Facebook for BlackBerry.
Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones is the easiest way for BlackBerry users to access their Facebook account and stay connected to their friends, family and peers while on the go.
Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones v2.0, with a new look and feel, provides a more integrated, compelling mobile Facebook experience and makes it even easier for BlackBerry users to keep track of friends, book meetings and add content to their profiles. Key features of the app include:
Please note the initial beta release will be available for BlackBerry 6 users only, but support for BlackBerry® Device Software 4.6 and higher will be added in subsequent beta releases and will be available at launch.
Let us know if you’re interested in being a part of the limited beta and/or receiving more detailed product information about this latest beta version of Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones . We are also pleased to offer you an opportunity to speak with Tom Goguen, VP, Collaboration & Social Networking at RIM to find out more about the use of Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones.
To sign up for the beta zone follow this Link