Facebook For BlackBerry Update Enhances Icons And Birthday Alerts

The Facebook application for Apple iOS devices recently got a major facelift, and an update for Android is coming soon. But what about BlackBerry? The mobile company announced Thursday that Facebook for BlackBerry has been updated. New features include enhanced icons, birthday reminders, and more support for Facebook events.

In Facebook for BlackBerry 3.2, the icons have been refreshed. Now the icon for your profile is your most recent Facebook profile photo:

The update also pushes birthday notifications (you can opt out of this). A notification pops up on the home screen, prompting the user to either write on the friend’s wall, dismiss the notification, or just delay it for five more minutes:

BlackBerry users now also have greater control over events. In the most recent Android update, Facebook also enhanced its options with regard to events on mobile. On BlackBerry devices, now users can view information about an event, post a message to the event wall, see who has been invited, and receive notifications:

Readers: If you have a BlackBerry device, what else do you want from the Facebook app?

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