Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones

New in this release

The new features and enhancements for Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones version 4.0 include the following items:

Navigation list

The Navigation list slides in from the left, and replaces the Navigation grid. Friends and Pages are now on separate screens.

Photos

You can view photo albums in a thumbnail grid or photos in full screen. After opening a photo, you can add and display tags, zoom, and pan around the photo. Social networking features like commenting, liking, and tagging are more prominent, making them easier to use.

Notifications

The Notifications view is more prominent at its new location on the header bar. Each notification type, Chat, Messages, Notifications, and Friend Requests, has an individual drop-down list.

Pull to Refresh

You can now refresh a page with a touch and slide motion on a touchscreen smartphone.

Known issues

This section lists known issues for Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones version 4.0.

Translation issues

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

In some cases, if you are using your Facebook application with BBM, some commands might not be translated correctly and some items and commands might not display correctly.

General issues

If you are using BlackBerry Device Software 5.0 or 6.0, after downloading the Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones app, the icon might no longer appear on the home screen.

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 might receive a connection error.

In some cases, a Newsfeed post is not updated with new comment until newsfeed is refreshed.

Even though some game feeds are blocked, posts about them might still appear on your website.

You might experience profile image issues within the Notifications quick view.

You might experience issues with scrolling.

Liking a photo from the photo comment screen might take you back to the full screen photo.

You might see an incorrect comment count under certain conditions.

Photos might be slow to load or not load properly.

If you use the Pull to Refresh feature, the Events display might hang if more events are displayed in landscape.

The Back key might not close the Add Comment dialog box on the Photo full view screen.

Fixed issues

This section lists fixed issues in Facebook for BlackBerry. smartphones version 4.0.

General fixed issues

The month and day might not display correctly in Japanese.

If you are in the Info table, scrolling might be choppy when moving through a large section.

When saving an image with 'Set as Wallpaper' checked, two copies might be saved on the device.

If you press the Back key from the Photos screen, you might not return to News Feed.

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