Posts Tagged ‘Twitter’

Twitter for BlackBerry Version 1.1 Officially Released !

April 12th, 2011

Twitter RIM has officially released Twitter for BlackBerry v1.1 today, and the updated version will be available in BlackBerry App world just in several hours. Some of new features added in v1.1 include:

  • Tweet Location – Users can tweet their location and share with their followers. And they can also easily view other locations by selecting the location icon that appears in the bottom right corner of their tweet that has this feature enabled.
  • Push @Mentions and #Topic Autocomplete
  • Refreshed Branding – Have updated graphics that reflect the new look of the Twitter brand and a streamlined layout of the Add Photo and Add Location icons on the Home screen.
  • Retweet Updates – The next time you Retweet something, it will appear in your Home timeline as ‘Retweeted by You’, to quickly alert you that your Retweet was sent successfully.
  • New Language Support – Twitter for BlackBerry v1.1 now supports Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Polish, Czech & Thai.

For more details, you van visit Inside BlackBerry.

Download Twitter for BlackBerry from BlackBerry App World.

Twitter for BlackBerry Updated to Version in BlackBerry Beta Zone

March 14th, 2011

Twitter Twitter for BlackBerry has been updated to v1.1.0.17, and it is now available in BlackBerry Beta Zone for all members to download. A lot of bugs have been fixed in this new version.

Here are some of the fixes:

  • Push @mention issues
  • Updates to Geo-tweeting User Interface
  • Errors with posting/opening shortened links
  • Lock icon overlaps the Name in the conversation screen for protected user
  • Conversation Screen font does not change until it is reloaded
  • Notification count includes non-followed users mentions
  • Shortening link not working, original link not getting replaced
  • Twitter is not listed under social feeds application options
  • Delayed/bad char count on conversation message screen on Pearl
  • Additional fixes for those people using the app in French

For more information or to download Twitter for BlackBerry v1.1.0.17, head over to BlackBerry Beta Zone!

HootSuite for BlackBerry Updated with Support for Twitter, LinkedIn, 4SQ and Facebook

March 4th, 2011

Hootsuite HootSuite for BlackBerry App has been updated with support for even more social tasks with additional social networks and more ways to interact with your followers.

Here are the updates in the latest version of HootSuite for BlackBerry:

  • LinkedIn: Add your account (on OS5 and OS6) or import from HootSuite web and view news updates and profiles
  • Foursquare: Comments on check-ins from your friends
  • Facebook: Add Pages directly from your handset, plus view events and search
  • Twitter:
    • Favoriting: Add faves from the stream or by individual messages
    • Friends: Choose recently-replied-to contacts in Compose screen plus see friendship status
    • Posting: Reply-all for Tweets + see network icons overlaid on avatars
    • Lists: Create and manage Twitter lists including following and viewing
  • Plus: performance updates, bug fixes including improvements to account import, increased network connection reliability, and changes message stream gap handling

For more info and to download HootSuite for BlackBerry, head to

Twitter for BlackBerry Version 1.1 Now Launches in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

February 23rd, 2011

Twitter04 RIM has launched the beta version 1.1 of Twitter for BlackBerry through BlackBerry Beta Zone. The update adds a lot of new features based on users’ suggestions.

Here are the changes in Twitter for BlackBerry v1.1:

  • @mention Push Notifications – Users are now alerted with push notifications to the ribbon when they have @mentions, helping users quickly reply to @mentions
  • Direct Messages – Renamed “Messages,” direct messages are now threaded in the style of BBM conversations. Related messages are grouped together, making the direct message area less cluttered
  • #Topic Autocomplete – When users include a hashtag in their tweet, a dropdown list of key words will be presented based on previously used #topics
  • Social Feeds Integration – Deeper integration with Social Feeds allows users to perform Twitter actions right from Social Feeds, without launching the app
  • Retweet Updates – Retweets now appear in the Home timeline with a tag of “retweeted by you,” quickly alerting users that a retweet has been sent
  • New Gesture Support – BlackBerry smartphone users with a touch screen device can now refresh page content by simply dragging a finger down the device screen and releasing it
  • Additional language support – New languages supported include Polish and Czech

If you don’t have an account for BlackBerry Beta Zone, you can sign up today at