Facebook for BlackBerry Smartphones

Release Notes

1.9

New features and enhancements

Depending on your BlackBerry® device model, wireless service provider or organization, some features might not be available.

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Description

Facebook® Places

You can now share your location with your friends using Facebook Places.

Messages list

You can now view your Facebook messages list.

Searching

You can now search Facebook for people and pages.

Friends and Pages screen

The friends list has been redesigned and you can now view your Pages list from the Friends screen.

Fixed issues

This section lists fixed issues for Facebook® for BlackBerry® smartphones 1.9.

General fixed issues

In some cases, the Add to Friends link appeared in messages from people that were already your friends.

In some cases, the number of comments indicated on items in the News Feed screen was incorrect.

In some cases, when you attempted to accept or decline an event invitation, you received an error message stating the event no longer existed.

In some cases, if a Facebook event was added to your Calendar application, and the Facebook event was then cancelled, the event did not get removed from your Calendar application.

Known issues

This section lists known issues for Facebook® for BlackBerry® smartphones 1.9

Translation issues

In some cases, if you are using your device in Portuguese or Thai, some commands might not be translated correctly and some items and commands might not display correctly.

General issues

In some cases, when you synchronize your Facebook friends with your contacts in the Contacts application, your Facebook friends who have typed their phone number with dashes on the Facebook desktop website will not be linked to the corresponding contact in the Contacts application.

After ignoring a friend request on the Facebook website on your computer, if you attempt to confirm the same friend request on your device, you receive a connection error.

In some cases, if you attempt to write on a friend's wall, send a message to a friend, or send a poke to a friend from the Contacts application on your device, the To field is not prepopulated with your friend's name.

When you compose a wall post or message to a friend from the Contacts application on your device, and then press the Back key, you are returned to the Facebook Home screen in stead of to the Contacts application.

In some cases, you are unable to send Facebook communications from the Contacts application on the device.

In some cases, when you attempt to upload numerous photos to Facebook, some photos are not uploaded successfully.

In some cases, you are not able to send Facebook messages to recipients by typing an email address in the To field.

In some cases, when you update a contact that has been linked from your Facebook friends list, the Employer field is not updated.

In some cases, when you receive a Facebook notification, the notification icon does not appear correctly on the home screen of your device.

In some cases, you are unable to read comments on items on the News Feed screen.