We have been seeing consistent updates to the Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones app in the Beta Zone and now it looks like it is ready for prime time. RIM let us know that Facebook v3.3 is now available for BlackBerry smartphones. This version brings some nice functionality enhancements listed out below:
- BBM™ Integration – Facebook 3.3 allows you to discover and add BBM friends and initiate BBM chats right from within the Facebook for BlackBerry app. You can now easily share your BlackBerry PIN with Facebook friends and discover which of your Facebook friends also have BBM. By simply clicking on the new BBM Icon within the Facebook app, you can invite a friend to become a BBM contact and then launch a BBM chat right from within the app.
- Un-Friending – In response to requests, with Facebook 3.3, you can now easily un-friend someone directly from within Facebook for BlackBerry. You no longer have to use your desktop.
- Photo Redesign – There are new ways of interacting with your Facebook photos. Facebook 3.3 gives you faster viewing of your photos and at a higher resolution. You’ll also be able to view thumbnails of all of your photos for easier browsing.
- Refreshed Look and Feel – Facebook 3.3 has an exciting new look and feel with refreshed icons for navigation and status publisher to provide easy access to all the Facebook features that keep you connected and help build your social network.
You can find Facebook for BlackBerry Smartphones version 3.3 in App World now for OS 5.0+ or check out more about the update in their announcement.