If you have a BlackBerry® smartphone and a Facebook® page, chances are you also use the Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones app. (It even got an awesome new upgrade yesterday!) After talking with my friends, most of them tell me it’s the most frequently-used app on their device and the primary way they access Facebook. Today I’ve put together some of my favorite tips that I share with friends when I’m asked about the Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones app.
Before we begin, if you don’t have Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones installed currently, open the BlackBerry App World™ storefront on your device, press the Menu key, select “Scan a Barcode” and scan this code to get it installed:
1. Receive Notifications in the Messages App
Let’s get things started with my favorite tip: integrating your Facebook notifications with the Message app on your BlackBerry smartphone. Having my Facebook notifications appear in the messages app allows me to check them, send them via email, share them using BlackBerry® Messenger (BBM™) and more all in one place. If I have a Facebook notification I want to read, I can simply select it and Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones opens to display the content.