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BBM Teams Up With Hootsuite to Engage Channel Followers - Posted September 16, 2014
For those wondering if BlackBerry is still around, it is, and the company has just announced it's teaming up with Hootsuite to allow BBM Channel management through the scheduling platform. According to ... [SocialTimes.com]

Forget Phones! BlackBerry Is Working on a Smartwatch - Posted September 12, 2014
EXCLUSIVE: First look at BlackBerry's new smartwatch. pic.twitter.com/rgR7nmguxZ -- Patrick Avenell (@Patrickavenell) September 10, 2014 BlackBerry is the butt of many a tech joke. Once the pinnacle of personal mobile technology, it became the p... [PRNewser]

Former BlackBerry Messenger Lead Andrew Bocking Named Internet.org App Product Manager - Posted August 7, 2014
Andrew Bocking, who led the BlackBerry Messenger effort for BlackBerry before leaving that company in February, joined Facebook as produ... [AllFacebook]

President Obama Stuck in the 80s, Causing Serious PR Issues for BlackBerry - Posted March 26, 2014
Coming to a White House near you. By now, if you have any inkling of interest in politics, you have discovered the one thing that sets President Obama apart from all other gentlemen of his ilk -- his serious embrace of the greatest decade in the histo... [PRNewser]

2014's 10 Least Engaging Brands - Posted March 19, 2014
Who's having a great 2014 so far? Airbnb, Snapchat and even--dare we say it--Facebook are doing pretty well. But what about the other side of the brand equation? Customer loyalty consultancy ... [PRNewser]

Free Voice Services Coming From WhatsApp In 2014 - Posted February 24, 2014
What's next for WhatsApp, following its ... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: The Social Job Seeker, The Mobile Job Seeker, And Facebook's Role In The Process - Posted February 6, 2014
Facebook is the preferred social network for job seekers, while recruiters still gravitate toward ... [AllFacebook]

Best App Makers of 2014 - Posted January 7, 2014
(BusinessNewsDaily) DIY app-making platforms enable the budget-conscious to build functional mobile apps at a fraction of the cost. Sara Angeles reviews some of what she considers the best app creators available for businesses to create their own apps. Appy Pie is one of the fastest growing DIY mobile app-building tools being... [3D Maker Insider]

Alicia Keys' Last Day As BlackBerry's Global Creative Director Is January 30 - Posted January 3, 2014
BlackBerry, in its continuing efforts to stem the tide of losses and reinvent itself in a hyper-competitive mobile market, has decided that it no longer needs the global creative director services of ... [PRNewser]

Will Alicia Keys/BlackBerry End the Celebrity 'Creative Director' Trend? - Posted November 4, 2013
In the past we've commented on the ridiculousness of big brands giving "creative director" titles to celebrities who can't open a successful movie: Justin Tim... [PRNewser]

Why Would Facebook Bid On BlackBerry? - Posted October 29, 2013
Just when you thought the Facebook phone rumors were finally put to b... [AllFacebook]

Drake Is the Toronto Raptors' New Brand Ambassador - Posted September 30, 2013
Looks like Drizzy of "YOLO" had FOMO on repping brands' mojo. Today the Toronto Raptors announced that proud Canuck Drake, better known as "that kid ... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Becoming LinkedIn? | Instagram Ads - Posted September 9, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook v10.2.0 For BlackBerry 10 Brings Redesigned News Feed, New Photo Features - Posted June 11, 2013
BlackBerry users can now download an update to their Facebook applications, Facebook v10.2.0 for BlackBerry 10, which brings a redesigned ... [AllFacebook]

Workout App Endomondo Strengthens Its Ties With Facebook - Posted May 22, 2013
Working out is becoming a more social experience, with Facebook friends offering support on a tough hill or the homestretch. ... [AllFacebook]

BlackBerry Plans To Beat Twitter At Its Own Game And I Just Found A Unicorn - Posted May 14, 2013
Everyone wants to be a "social platform" these days. From Lady Gaga's Little Monsters to the re-imagined MySpace, heck even Taco Bell is trying to position itself as a "platform" - ... [AllTwitter]

Mark Zuckerberg Featured In 'Fortune' Cover Story - Posted April 11, 2013
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is all ov... [AllFacebook]

Tech Companies Ramp Up Fight Against Patent Trolls - Posted April 5, 2013
Google, BlackBerry, Earthlink and Red Hat today petitioned the Federal Trade Commission to crack down on companies whose chief business is enforcing patents. The move came one day after cloud host Rackspace announced that it was suing one such pa... [SocialTimes.com]

BlackBerry Gives Facebook App Location Technology, Updates Sharing Features - Posted March 28, 2013
While the Facebook applications for iOS and Android are updated with regularity, BlackBerry doesn't get the same love. The company announced Thursday that the... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Foursquare's Future | Child Trafficking on Facebook? - Posted March 12, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn and Twitter Get a Professional Makeover on BlackBerry 10 - Posted March 7, 2013
BlackBerry has upgraded its mobile apps for Twitter and Linked, the company announced today. The updates will be ready for download in the U.S. when the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone hits the shelves later this month. On LinkedIn, you'll be able to: Message your connections fr... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Mobile Advertising Is A Big Part Of 1-800-Flowers' Valentine's Day Bouquet - Posted February 12, 2013
Valentine's Day is like the ... [AllFacebook]

Justin Timberlake Joins the Dumb 'Creative Director' Hiring Boom - Posted February 8, 2013
Here is a public relations tip for brands that hire celebrities as "creative directors": The American public is just beginning to shake the awfulness of a recession that landed many talented and ambitious souls in the unemployment line; millions still yearn for jobs worthy of their hard work and skills. So when your... [PRNewser]

LinkedIn to Launch Sponsored Posts - Posted February 7, 2013
LinkedIn is testing sponsored posts from a select set of corporate partners and expects to roll them out for all users in 2013, executives said in a call with analysts following the release of the company's 2012 financials. Lin... [SocialTimes.com]

Neil Gaiman & BlackBerry Team Up for Year-Long Storytelling Project - Posted February 4, 2013
Novelist Neil Gaiman and BlackBerry have teamed up to create a year-long storytelling project called A Calendar of Tales. Gaiman will write a new tale every month this year, drawing inspiration and illustrations from his millions of online fans. The project will cre... [Inside Mobile Apps]

RIM Spends a Ton, Rebrands Itself as...BlackBerry! - Posted January 30, 2013
In case you aren't a tech blogger, this morning's hot story concerned the future of Research in Motion, one of America's "most... [PRNewser]

Blackberry 10 Debuts, Smart Touch-Screen Keyboard Is Onboard, As Is New Employee Alicia Keys - Posted January 30, 2013
[caption id="attachment_35062" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Blackberry president and CEO Thorsten Heins with new global creative director Alicia Keys.[/caption] The new and long-awaited Blackberry 10 line from Research In Motion (RIM) makes its debu... [semanticweb.com]

Facebook Is The Most Popular Mobile App In The U.S. - Posted January 23, 2013
We know that more and more users around the world are accessing Facebook through their phones, but new statistics ... [AllFacebook]

A Look Back At The Year Of Facebook Developments - Posted December 20, 2012
Even a casual Facebook user can see that the site has changed dramatically over the past year. On Thursday, Facebook's developers team ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Instagram Privacy | Apple-Foursquare Talks? - Posted December 19, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Now BlackBerry Users Can 'Connect' On Twitter Like The Rest Of Us - Posted December 18, 2012
If you're one of the BlackBerry true believers, with a baggy full of track ball replacements to prove it, you'll be THRILLED by this new announcement from Twitter. (The rest of you can skip it.) BlackBerry users traditionally have plenty of r... [10,000 Words]

Facebook For BlackBerry Update Released - Posted December 5, 2012
The newest version of Facebook for BlackBerry, v3.3, is now availa... [Lost Remote]

Facebook For BlackBerry Update Released - Posted December 5, 2012
The newest version of Facebook for BlackBerry, v3.3, is now availa... [AllFacebook]

BlackBerry Users First to Get Access to Foursquare Search Without Sign-up - Posted November 1, 2012
Foursquare brought a new feature to its BlackBerry app today that is likely to spread to other mobile operating systems: local search, no log-in or user ID needed. Why ... [SocialTimes.com]

BlackBerry 10 Comes With Native Facebook App, Timeline - Posted September 27, 2012
With all of the hype about the iPhone 5 and Facebook's renewed focus on Android, it's easy for Blac... [AllFacebook]

Facebook For BlackBerry Update Enhances Icons And Birthday Alerts - Posted September 13, 2012
The Facebook application for Apple iOS devices recently got a major facelift, and an ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zuckerberg Speaks | iPhone 5 | 9/11 Anniversary - Posted September 12, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

AdParlor: Mobile Facebook Ads Are Effective, Especially On Android - Posted July 24, 2012
As Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg wonders how the company can make money off mobile users, there's some good news out th... [AllFacebook]

Blackberry App World Downloads Hit 3 Billion - Posted July 9, 2012
While Research in Motion as analysts and journalists speculate that the company may be going out of business, today's news from the company is actually quite positive. Blackberry App World --RIM's answer to the App Store or Google Play-- has hit 3 billion downloads. The ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Social Media Newsfeed: RIM's Sinking Ship | Chrome on iOS | Tumblr Pinned Posts - Posted June 29, 2012
Click here to receive this Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Which Industries Are Best At Facebook Engagement? - Posted June 27, 2012
How often do you post to a company's Facebook page and receive direct feedback? Your chances at getting a response are better if you're talking to a ... [AllFacebook]

'Skepticism' Is One of RIM's Many Problems - Posted May 30, 2012
Research in Motion has got 99 problems and satisfying demand ain't one. (Ha... groan.) Bloomberg reports that weak sales are leaving BlackBerrys and PlayBook tablets in warehouses to collect dust, the... [PRNewser]

Salesforce.com Buying Buddy Media? | Facebook Shares Reach New Low | Twitter Speeds Up - Posted May 30, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Latest Phone Rumors: Facebook Staffing Up - Posted May 29, 2012
Hold the phone: Like a persistent telemarketer, rumors of a Facebook phone ... [AllFacebook]

BlackBerry Takes Cheesy to a New Level With Gawker Ad - Posted May 15, 2012
BlackBerry has placed a "sponsored" post on Gawker featuring a firm called Small Girls PR, which got its awful name presumably because the founders are short. They list their heights ... [PRNewser]

Report: Facebook Likes Must Lead Fans To Purchase, Consider, Recommend Brands - Posted May 9, 2012
The latest attempt to quantify what a Facebook like is worth comes from ... [AllFacebook]

Google+ Redesign | Apple's eBook Lawsuit | Spotify's Web Button - Posted April 12, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Blackberry Messenger Integrates with Facebook, Twitter Apps - Posted April 11, 2012
Research in Motion, creators of the Blackberry, have had a tough run for the last few years. The stock is down to $13 from $80 in 2010 and even higher before that, and Blackberry market share has taken a big hit. Just recently, one of the co-founders stepped down... [SocialTimes.com]

Pinterest Co-Founder Exits | Groupon's Stock Drops | Tumblr's Facebook Integration - Posted April 3, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Welcome to the Morning Social Media Newsfeed! Here, we... [SocialTimes.com]

Best Buy, BlackBerry Promise Change, But It Sounds Much the Same - Posted March 30, 2012
In the face of changing consumer habits and shifts in mobile technology, two business giants -- Best Buy and Research in Motion -- have announced changes in their business strategies. After a weak earnings report, Best Buy says it's going to close 50 stores and cut 400 jobs. The news comes just... [PRNewser]

BlackBerry Gets No Respect from Google: Gmail App Disappearing on Nov. 22 - Posted November 10, 2011
As the late great Rodney Dangerfield might have said, "The BlacKBerry don't get no respect." Falling market share, an aging mobile platform and a recent multi-nation three-day outage is not helping RIM win friends for the BlackBerry. The latest blow? Google announced that the Gmail App for BlackBerry will take a... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Messenger Updated for Android & iPhone. BlackBerry Gets an App Too - Posted October 21, 2011
Facebook's group messaging app was launched just a little more than two months ago. Messaging using Facebook Messenger goes around mobile phone companies' text messaging service and is free. Message... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter for BlackBerry 2.1 Beta Adds Multiple Accounts Support - Posted October 21, 2011
RIM released another beta update to its BlackBerry Twitter app. The version 2.1 beta brings the BlackBerry Twitter experience closer to what is available on other mobile platforms. Twitter for BlackBerry Smartphones v2.1 (Beta): Multi-Account Support (Official BlackBerry Blog) ... [SocialTimes.com]

Four Steps to Get BlackBerry Back on the Positive Path - Posted October 17, 2011
[caption id="attachment_28813" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Photo: Adrian Wyld/AP"][/caption] News today from BlackBerry is that Research in Motion is offering $100 worth of free apps and a month of free tec... [PRNewser]

Did the Three Day BlackBerry Outage Last Week Save Lives? - Posted October 17, 2011
The unfortunate three-day BlackBerry message service outage in Africa, Europe and the Middle East last week had the interesting unintended side effect of demonstrating the contribution of texting/emailing-while-driving to automobile accidents and deaths. The National reported that Dubai officials reported data which indicates that: ... [SocialTimes.com]

BlackBerry Outage is Over, But the Repercussions Continue - Posted October 13, 2011
Research in Motion co-CEO Mike Lazaridis has recorded an apology to customers... [PRNewser]

Skype Added its Own Group Messaging Service: GroupMe - Posted September 21, 2011
One of the "big things" for major non-carrier players to do this year, it seems, is to have a group messaging product in their consumer tools checkbox. Google started things going with the Google+ Huddle group messaging feature (renamed to Messenger this week). Facebook launched Facebook Messenger soon after. And, now,... [SocialTimes.com]

Free Evernote Service Users Can Now Attach Any File Type from Desktop or Mobile - Posted September 8, 2011
Evernote's free cloud notes services and free apps for a number of mobile platforms has always been a great productivity tool and a great deal. Evernote's $45 per year premium service adds a number of features over and above what the free service offers. One of these premium features just made... [SocialTimes.com]

AT&T DriveMode for BlackBerry App Reduces Phone-caused Distractions While Driving - Posted August 30, 2011
AT&T appears to believe that teenagers' phone of choice is a BlackBerry (8xxx and 9xxx models). At least that is one possible theory based on the release of an app for BlackBerry phones that automatically sends customizable replies that the recipient is driving and unable to respond. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Blocking Twitter During Riots A Bad Idea, Study Proves - Posted August 25, 2011
In the aftermath of the UK riots earlier this month, government officials had floated around the idea of blocking access to Twitter and other social media sites next time something similar occurred. The official reasoning was that this would prevent people from using Twitter to incite violence and plan... [AllTwitter]

Tool of the Day: Mobile Media Toolkit - Posted August 25, 2011
The mobile phone has become an indispensable tool in every journalist's arsenal. Whether you are on an iPhone, a Blackberry, an ... [10,000 Words]

BBM Music for BlackBerry Social Subscription Service: Good Idea That May Fail - Posted August 25, 2011
I almost stopped reading RIM's announcement of their BBM Music service after reading this line: Build a personal music profile with 50 of your favorite songs. Fifty songs? As in half of 100? Really? Well, actually, RIM has a social aspect to BBM Music that is quite clever. However, it may... [SocialTimes.com]

Time Warner Cable Enabling De-couching by Providing a Full Rebate for a Slingbox HD - Posted August 24, 2011
Time Warner Cable has demonstrated a surprising willingness to let its customers uncamp themselves from the confines of of the couch in from the TV. First up was TWCable TV for iPad which lets iPad users in select Time Warner Cable regions watch TV shows over WiFi while in thei homes.... [SocialTimes.com]

British PM Cameron Threatens to Shut Down Social Media - Posted August 11, 2011
[caption id="attachment_25730" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Photo: PA"][/caption] In response to this week's London riots, British Prime Minister David Cameron has proposed a shutdown of social media services inclu... [PRNewser]

British PM Cameron Threatens to Shut Down Social Media - Posted August 11, 2011
[caption id="attachment_25730" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Photo: PA"][/caption] In response to this week's London riots, British Prime Minister David Cameron has proposed a shutdown of social media services inclu... [AgencySpy]

foursquare, BBM Now Integrated - Posted August 11, 2011
When foursquare released foursquare 3.0 for BlackBerry in July, the location-based mobile app closed out the ... [SocialTimes.com]

PressReader Newspaper/Magazine App Debuts for BlackBerry PlayBook - Posted August 9, 2011
BlackBerry PlayBook tablet owners now have access to content from more than 1,900 publications from 95 countries with the release of PressReader by NewspaperDirect. PressReader is available free-of-charge via ... [SocialTimes.com]

GroupMe Releases Major Update - Posted August 3, 2011
Popular group messaging app provider GroupMe has released a major update to their mobile apps and web site. The new features include ask questions, send direct messages, chat from the GroupMe web site, hide your phone number, and worldwide availability. ... [SocialTimes.com]

INRIX Traffic Information Free App Available for Windows Phone and BlackBerry - Posted July 25, 2011
[caption id="attachment_71576" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="INRIX Traffic for iPhone"][/caption]INRIX announced the availability of free traffic information apps for Windows Phone 7 and BlackBerry. INRIX Helps Windows Phone 7 and BlackBerry Consumers Spend One Less Day a Yea... [SocialTimes.com]

It's BlackBerry's Turn for New foursquare App - Posted July 19, 2011
foursquare continues to roll out updates on all platforms, following up its addition of notifications to its Android app earlier this month and its ... [SocialTimes.com]

Ticketmaster for BlackBerry v2.0 Beta Available - Posted July 18, 2011
In a recent survey conducted by ChangeWave, RIM's BlackBerry preference ratings dropped to almost nothing at 4%. And, only 26% of current users give it a "very satisfied rating". Windows Phone Be... [SocialTimes.com]

Windows Phone Bests Android in User Satisfaction According to ChangeWave - Posted July 18, 2011
AppleInsider focused on ChangeWave's survey data that indicates that Apple's iOS (iPhone, iPad) devices are the number one preference for potential buyers (46%) with Android placing second at 32%. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Spotify Launches In The U.S. And Here Is Our First Look - Posted July 14, 2011
It's nice when companies keep their word. As we expected last week, Spotify officially became available in the United States today, although the free version of Spotify is not available unless you receive an... [SocialTimes.com]

Podcast 50: Waze, ABC-7 LA & CarMageddon-A Discussion with Di-Ann Eisnor of Waze - Posted July 6, 2011
Yesterday I wrote about how Waze, a social crowdsourced traffic information service and mobile app (iPhone, Android, BlackBerry) is teaming with KABC (aka ABC 7) in Los Angeles to try to deal with the traffic nightmare expected next week for what is being called Carmageddon. You can learn more about the... [SocialTimes.com]

Zoho CRM Mobile Access Via the Website or the iPhone App Available - Posted July 6, 2011
I took a look at Zoho CRM a few years ago as a possible way to manange project contacts. But, it didn't have a way to let me use it on my phone. So, I dropped the idea. Today, however, Zoho announced a free Zoho CRM iPhone app as well as... [SocialTimes.com]

Snipper for Android, BlackBerry & iPhone: Create Public or Private Video Broadcast Channels - Posted June 30, 2011
The key word in social for 2011 appears to be "granular." That's what Google+ ("Google Plus") seems provide in their new social network's beta release. And, this is also what Snipper seems to provide. Snipper lets you post videos to the entire Interent like, for example, YouTube. However, you can also define... [SocialTimes.com]

Kontera Recognizes Advertisers with Kontera Interest Awards - Posted June 27, 2011
Kontera recently announced a new award, the Kontera Creative Interest Award. Kontera plans to award the honor quarterly to recognize advertisers "for the most innovative use of cont... [semanticweb.com]

Ford SYNC AppLink Lets Your Car Interoperate with Smartphone Apps - Posted June 22, 2011
The idea of installing apps on automobile entertainment and navigation centers interested me but introduced the need to maintain yet another set of apps. What does make sense to me, however, is to develop software for these systems that can give you voice control of apps you already have and use... [SocialTimes.com]

Best Buy Launches Cross Platform Cloud Music Service - Posted June 22, 2011
It appears that every retailer is convinced they must offer a cloud music service because today the Best Buy Music Cloud launched. Best Buy is attempting to stand out amongst the music cloud services by providing player apps for Android, iOS, and Blackberry phones, but... [SocialTimes.com]

Seesmic Drops BlackBerry Support. What about webOS? - Posted June 21, 2011
Seesmic, which produces a popular set of apps that acts as clients for Twitter and Facebook, announced they are retrenching and dropping support for the BlackBerry version of their app as of June 30. Important Update for BlackBerry Users ... [SocialTimes.com]

Attention BlackBerry Users: Seesmic Is Discontinuing Its Twitter App At The End Of The Month - Posted June 21, 2011
It seemed like a good pairing, Seesmic being an enterprise level Twitter client and BlackBerry being (still) the top choice for businesses. Unfortunately the two business solutions won't be together for much longer. Seesmic will be discontinuing support for its BlackBerry app at the end of June, effectively signaling t... [AllTwitter]

RIM (BlackBerry) Quarterly Net Way Down, Layoffs Announced, Shares Down -14% in After Hours Trading - Posted June 17, 2011
[caption id="attachment_67031" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="BlackBerry Bold Touch"][/caption]Research In Motion (RIM) is the firm responsible for the once dominant BlackBerry smartphone models. The now troubled firm announced a quarterly net income that was far below what they reported in the same quarter a year ago ($695 milli... [SocialTimes.com]

Messaging Apps Impact On Text Messaging - Posted June 10, 2011
The Wall Street Journal has an article today in which it suggests that Internet-based messaging apps like the Blackberry Messenger and the newly announced Apple iMessage are threatening text messaging serv... [SocialTimes.com]

What Can Scoreloop Do For Blackberry? - Posted June 10, 2011
Research in Motion (RIM), the creator of the Blackberry, has acquired German social game developer Scoreloop for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition is part of RIM's strategy to further develop social gaming applications for its devices. RIM executives are hoping they can provide a more valuable gaming experience to... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook for RIM PlayBook Tablet Update Adds Video Uploading & More - Posted June 8, 2011
RIM's updated Facebook app for their PlayBook tablet is provided as part of the v1.0.5 PlayBook update. RIM claims it is the first tablet-optimized Facebook application. While a number of third-pa... [SocialTimes.com]

RIM Excited by Facebook for BlackBerry V2.0 Beta 3 Working Over WiFi. Really? - Posted June 2, 2011
I've worked with a lot of mobile platforms. But, for one reason or another a RIM BlackBerry device has never been one of them. So, I was more than a little puzzled by this item from the Official BlackBerry Blog. Facebook for BlackBerr... [SocialTimes.com]

Is the U.S. Nearing a Smartphone Saturation Point? - Posted May 31, 2011
CNN Fortune notes that Android's amazing rise in marketshare over the past year have come to the point where it will not widen its lead over Apple's iOS (iPhone and iPad). Nielsen: Android's lead ... [SocialTimes.com]

Thoughts About Android App Player for RIM PlayBook Tablet - Posted May 4, 2011
[caption id="attachment_60787" align="alignleft" width="420" caption="BlackBerry PlayBook Android App Player"][/caption]What if you made a tablet based on an operating system that is not used on any other tablet and has very few apps available for it? If you are RIM and your tablet is the QNX based PlayBook, then yo... [SocialTimes.com]

RIM PlayBook To Get Facebook App And Video Chat - Posted May 2, 2011
Because Apple has such a big lead in the still developing tablet computer market, challengers need their tablets to be different from the iPad in meaningful ways. The PlayBook from Research In Motion (RIM) does that most notably with the de... [SocialTimes.com]

RIM WebWorks 2.0 (2011) vs. Nokia Web Run-Time for S60 (2007) - Posted April 22, 2011
One of the criticisms level at RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook tablet is the lack of apps. RIM is taking a cue from an old Nokia playbook to let web developers develop mobile apps for the both RIM's BlackBerry phones and the new PlayBook tablet. Introducing the BlackBerry WebWorks 2.0 Develo... [SocialTimes.com]

Five Chuckle-Worthy Media Moments in Atlas Shrugged - Posted April 20, 2011
Apparently, the future will be devoid of social media. I saw Atlas Shrugged over the weekend, the movie adapt... [SocialTimes.com]

BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Arrives. But, AT&T Customers are in for an Annoying Surprise - Posted April 20, 2011
RIM's answer to the iPad, the BlackBerry PlayBook, is available now. The 16, 32 and 64GB models are priced the same as the WiFi-only iPad models: $500, $600 and $700. Its 7-inch display is quite a bit smaller than the iPad's 9.7-inch one. However, while I feel the smaller size is... [SocialTimes.com]

Would you Buy "Uber50", a 50 Cent-Themed Twitter Client? - Posted April 15, 2011
What a pair of unlikely bedfellows. UberSocial for Blackberry and 50 Cent are partnering to bring you "Uber50", a Twitter Client for Blackberry that comes with logos, icons, background art and even sounds from G-Unit Records rap... [AllTwitter]

Preview Reviews of RIM BlackBerry Playbook Appearing: Half-baked like Motorola Xoom? - Posted April 14, 2011
Research in Motion (RIM) ruled the mobile device world for years until the iPhone and, later, Android challenged it for mindshare and marketshare. Today, RIM is attempting to break into the tablet world that Apple's iPad currently rules. RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook is only available as a pre-order item to most of... [SocialTimes.com]

RIM Exec Loses It, Shuts Down BBC Interview - Posted April 13, 2011
[caption id="attachment_19043" align="alignright" width="304" caption="Lazaridis holding a Blackberry Playbook tablet. Photo: REUTERS/Robert Galbraith"][/caption] Faced with a question from BBC reporter ... [PRNewser]

Twitter for BlackBerry 1.1 Adds Location, Push Notification & Hashtag Autocompletion - Posted April 13, 2011
Here's something I'm guessing a lot of BlackBerry users have been waiting for: Twitter for BlackBerry v1.1 Officially Released! The updated Twitter for BlackBerry app provides new features including: - Add geo-location information to tweets - Receive Twitter not... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter for Blackberry v1.1 Released, Adds Location, Push @Mentions - Posted April 12, 2011
Blackberry users, rejoice: the official Twitter for Blackberry app has been updated. Version 1.1 has been released, and will be in the Blackberry App Store within the next 24 hours for all your downloading pleasure. After six weeks of testing, Twitter for Blackberry v1.1 is now ready fo... [10,000 Words]

Twitter for Blackberry v1.1 Released, Adds Location, Push @Mentions - Posted April 12, 2011
Blackberry users, rejoice: the official Twitter for Blackberry app has been updated. Version 1.1 has been released, and will be in the Blackberry App Store within the next 24 hours for all your downloading pleasure. After six weeks of testing, Twitter for Blackberry v1.1 is now ready fo... [AllTwitter]

Upgrade to BlackBerry App World 2.1. V1.1 Stopped Working Last Friday - Posted April 11, 2011
Attention BlackBerry-ians! Those of you who don't look for apps much may not have noticed that the April 8 access change came and went. If you are still running BlackBerry App World client 1.1, you need to upgrade to 2.1 now. Version 1.1 stopped working this past Friday. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Orchestr8 Adding Some Magic To Sentiment Analysis and Managing Semantic Output - Posted March 30, 2011
One of the issues organizations confront when they take to semantically processing data is how to handle all the results of that work. The output of extracting entities, tagging concepts, classifying page topics and parsing sentiment makes its way to a data store that can get prett... [AllTwitter]

GetGlue Rolls Out BlackBerry App - Posted March 18, 2011
Entertainment-based social network GetGlue announced the release of a free BlackBerry app, joining its apps for the iPhone, iPad, and Android. Users can check in to TV shows, movies, music, games, and books; share check-ins via Twitter and Facebook; see what friends are currently watching, reading, or liste... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

HootSuite for Blackberry Gets a Big Update - Posted February 24, 2011
HootSuite for Blackberry users, rejoice: the social media dashboard has been updated to deliver almost the same functionality as the robust web-based version. You can now manage multiple Twitter accounts, along with your LinkedIn profile, Facebook pages, ... [AllTwitter]

Drink Up | Don't Text and Walk | Creative Blackberrys - Posted January 20, 2011
PRNewser: Did you know today was National Coffee Break Day? Well it was! So if you haven't had a cup yet, drink one now and stay up all night long so you'll need even more tomorrow. TVNewser: Her... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Drink Up | Don't Text and Walk | Creative Blackberrys - Posted January 20, 2011
PRNewser: Did you know today was National Coffee Break Day? Well it was! So if you haven't had a cup yet, drink one now and stay up all night long so you'll need even more tomorrow. TVNewser: Her... [FishbowlNY]

Photos, Comments Check In at foursquare - Posted December 20, 2010
Photos and comments can now be added to check-ins on location based mobile app foursquare via the iPhone and foursquare.com, with an update for the Android operating system to be released later this week, the company announced on its blog. From the post: Comments m... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

BBC iPlayer for BlackBerry Now Available - Posted November 5, 2010
The British Broadcasting Corp. officially released ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

CBS Sports Mobile BlackBerry App Debuts - Posted October 25, 2010
Who says the BlackBerry is only for business use? Not CBS Sports, which launched the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn for BlackBerry v1.5 Supports BlackBerry OS 6.0, BlackBerry Torch - Posted October 21, 2010
Professional network LinkedIn released LinkedIn for BlackBerry v1... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Tech, Media Dominate Landor Associates' 2010 Breakaway Brands Study - Posted October 11, 2010
Clif Bar and Kraft Foods have something else in common besides edible products: They were the only two companies to crack the top-10 list in the 2010 Breakaway Brands Study from strategic brand consulting and design firm ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

CBSSports.com College Network Releases Free GameTracker Apps for Android, BlackBerry - Posted October 11, 2010
CBSSports.com College Network launched 190 free mobile GameTracker apps covering 95 NCAA colleges and ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Kobo App Will Come On BlackBerry PlayBook - Posted September 30, 2010
... [Inside Mobile Apps]

WattPad Announces App For PlayBook - Posted September 28, 2010
Yesterday BlackBerry unveiled its plans for a new tablet computer called the PlayBook and since then it seems that all of the eReader app companies are g... [Inside Mobile Apps]

BlackBerry's PlayBook Tablet Coming 2011 - Posted September 27, 2010
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RIM's Rumored BlackPad Could Be Out This Season - Posted September 22, 2010
There are a number of new tablets coming out this season to compete with the iPad, and now things could get even more interesting. Research in Motion, the company that makes Blackberry, is r... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Trend List: iPhones Out...Like Really Out - Posted December 28, 2009
While we're busy talking about e-readers like the Kindle and Apple's Tablet, being the future of portable, multi-platform technology, we might also want to start digging under our couches for our old, non-smartphone. Because in response to data congestion of AT&T's service for iPhones in New York City that has been... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Trend List: iPhones Out...Like Really Out - Posted December 28, 2009
While we're busy talking about e-readers like the Kindle and Apple's Tablet, being the future of portable, multi-platform technology, we might also want to start digging under our couches for our old, non-smartphone. Because in response to data congestion of AT&T's service for iPhones in New York City that has been... [FishbowlNY]

NYT Releases BlackBerry App - Posted November 24, 2009
Sometimes it seems like media companies are so focused on launching mobile applications in the popular iPhone format that they forget that other types of smartphones exist. It may be surprising that The New York Times has never had an application for BlackBerry smartphones before tod... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NYT Releases BlackBerry App - Posted November 24, 2009
Sometimes it seems like media companies are so focused on launching mobile applications in the popular iPhone format that they forget that other types of smartphones exist. It may be surprising that The New York Times has never had an application for BlackBerry smartphones before tod... [FishbowlNY]

Smart Alternatives to the iPhone 3G - Posted July 23, 2008
For everyone out there who wants an iPhone 3G-type phone but doesn't want an iPhone, InformationWeek has an article talking up what it calls "8 killer iPhone 3G alternatives." If you don't w... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

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