Research In Motion (RIM) yesterday announced a facelift to Facebook for BlackBerry. The beta program will be rolled out to a limited number of users.
Key features of the app include: “Always On” Facebook chat notifications, redesigned navigation grid, new notifications bar, improved feed scrolling, enhanced profiles, added publisher functionality and an overhauled UI.
RIM says 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.
RIM currently boasts over 30 million monthly active users on Facebook for BlackBerry and about 21 million active daily users on Facebook for BlackBerry.