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Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook updates to v2.0 with Places and Events


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Along with Facebook app released today for  BlackBerry Smartphones, RIM also released the updated version of Facebook on BlackBerry PlayBook.

Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook tablet v2.0, including:

  • Facebook Places
  • Facebook Event viewing
  • Ability to view ‘Likes’
  • Privacy control on status updates

Check out the video above to learn about these features in a little more detail.

Facebook Places

Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook tablet

Facebook Places now added on PlayBook version

Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook tablet

You can also view the location of a Facebook Place on a map to see exactly where it is and check out the surrounding area, and even get directions by clicking on the map image, which will seamlessly launch Bing Maps.

Facebook Event Viewing

Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook tablet

Facebook Events are now available to read and RSVP to the event from the Facebook app

View ‘Likes’

Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook tablet

With Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook tablet v2.0, you can now see the names of friends that liked your post and tap those names to launch their profiles.

Privacy control on status updates

Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook tablet

Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook tablet v2.0 allows you to control who can see each update you share on the fly. Simply click the lock icon in the lower-right corner of the status publisher to select who you want to make the status update visible to before posting it.

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