Facebook for BlackBerry 10 Updated to v10.4.0.14

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A new update for the Facebook for BlackBerry 10 app has been pushed today to BlackBerry World. This release changes the default order of the Newsfeed from “Top Stories” to “Most Recent,” which will display any posts in chronological order. Users will still be able to sort the Newsfeed in whatever preference they chose though…

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Facebook for BlackBerry v10.4 Rolls Out Today

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BlackBerry has just announced a new update to their Facebook app on BB10. The newest version brings some great additions to the most popular social network’s official BlackBerry 10 app. BlackBerry is adding Newsfeed sorting, emoji support and more with this new update. Facebook for BlackBerry 10.4 will be appearing in the BlackBerry World starting…

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WhatsApp Wants Its Users To Know Their Data Is Safe… Even From Facebook

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WhatsApp founder, Jan Koum, wants you to know your data will be safe, even from its new parent company, Facebook. The company published a blog post today addressing concerns that its recent acquisition will lead to user data being stored or collected by social media giant, Facebook. According to WhatsApp, that’s just not the case. WhatsApp,…

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BlackBerry Smartphones Still Used by WhatsApp Founders

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Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp has created quite the media buzz. Digging into the historicity of WhatsApp, you’ll find its two co-founders, Jan Koum and Brian Acton, are not your typical Silicon Valley entrepreneurs. Koum and Acton built WhatsApp around a simple business model that neglected the use of intrusive advertising. This comes as a polar opposite to…

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BlackBerry’s BBM Worth Billions After WhatsApp Sale?

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Facebook sent a shockwave through Silicon Valley and to instant messaging services with yesterday’s acquisition announcement of WhatsApp for a reported $19 Billion. Interestingly, Facebook stock was on the decline after the announcement in after hours market. Meanwhile, BlackBerry surged over 8 percent, which has since slowed. Has Facebook’s 11 digit deal with WhatsApp brought…

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Facebook Acquiring WhatsApp for $19 Billion; BlackBerry Shares Boosted

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Facebook announced today they plan to acquire WhatsApp for $19 Billion. According to the filing, that’s $12 Billion worth of Facebook shares at a 6 day average, $4 Billion in cash, and $3 Billion worth of Facebook shares to WhatsApp employees. This literally is about 19x what Facebook paid for Instagram. Facebook gave the following…

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Facebook for BlackBerry OS 4.3 Beta Open in Beta Zone

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In case you’re still using a BlackBerry legacy device, a new Facebook for BlackBerry beta program has opened up in the Beta Zone today, and is now available for download. The new beta brings bug fixes and “mention tagging in status posts.” If you want to check out the beta, click the link below. Download…

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Facebook for BlackBerry 10 updated to v10.3

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Today, BlackBerry has pushed out a Facebook update for BB10 users bringing the application to version 10.3.0.2. It’s good to see they are continuing to build on the homebrew social apps like Twitter and Facebook. The latest update brings minor additions and bug fixes along with key new enhancements. What’s new? Tag friends in Status…

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