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Updated Twitter and LinkedIn versions available for BlackBerry 10

March 8, 2013 • Gadgets and Gaming

Updated versions of Twitter and LinkedIn have been released for BlackBerry 10 smartphones. Available as free downloads on the BlackBerry World storefront, Twitter v10.0.1 offers an enhanced tweeting experience, while LinkedIn v10.0.1 provides helpful business tools that allow BlackBerry customers to keep connected to their professional networks.

Updated versions of Twitter and LinkedIn have been released for BlackBerry 10 smartphones (image: file)

Twitter v10.0.1 offers a variety of updates that give you more options, including an enriched Compose Tweet Screen, better Image Viewing and an enhanced Edit Profile feature.

Twitter New Features
· Doing more on the Compose Tweet Screen – With Twitter v10.0.1, an enhanced Compose Tweet Screen allows you to take a new photo or add an existing one, add your location, and offers a shortcut for “@”.

· Composing Direct Messages – Twitter v10.0.1 makes it easier for you to compose a Direct Message from the “Me” tab within the app. Viewing Direct Messages from your contacts is also available in the BlackBerry Hub.

· Edit Profile – You can now edit your profile picture, header, and details from your BlackBerry 10 smartphone.

· Conversation view – You will see the full conversation history when clicking on a Tweet.

· Improved Image Viewing – You can now view pic.twitter.com full screen images, as well as pinch to zoom and pan images from the Tweet details. Also, you can view full screen profile pictures from other Twitter users.

· Deleting Tweets – You can now delete your own tweets from any screen where your tweet is displayed. It’s as simple as holding down on a tweet and selecting the trash icon.

· Block and Report as Spam – You can now block and report users as spam.

· Enhanced Menu – Twitter v10.0.1 allows you to do more from the timeline, with new options to “Quote Tweet” after selecting “Retweet” as well as “Open Tweet” to view the tweet details page.

LinkedIn v10.0.1 allows you to keep closely connected to your LinkedIn network through new features with Messaging, Job Search and Image Viewing.

LinkedIn New Features

· LinkedIn Messages – LinkedIn v10.0.1 allows you to quickly message your connections from their profile page.

· Enhanced Job Search tools – With LinkedIn v10.0.1, you now have access to view, search and save jobs that are ‘Recommended’ for you.

· LinkedIn Today – Choose the LinkedIn news that matters the most, by filtering the news by Industries you are interested in.

· Better Image Viewing – LinkedIn v10.0.1 provides full screen viewing of LinkedIn profiles for an enhanced visual experience.

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