Not only has it gone and got itself its own movie, but Facebook continues to expand features across platforms.
Black Berry has long been savvy with Facebook, but isn’t always at the top of the list when it comes to getting the latest features.
Though it had experimented in the past with revenue generation, the company was primarily focused on growing its footprint.
Others focus primarily on one aspect of family messaging – like the “panic button” apps that alert a network when a family member is in trouble.“There’s there’s interesting bias that whoever’s going to win family is going to look like Facebook but with a smaller group,” he says.“But maybe whoever wins family is just going to be doing things that’s so different from what’s out there today, that’s what’s going to make them take off.” For Life360, its smartphone applications for i OS, Android and Black Berry, offer a suite of services that have set the standard for what family locator utilities should provide: location-tracking, check-in (e.g.To be fair, the companies don’t disclose their actives.Life360 is not what you would call an overnight success story.It was launched all the way back in 2008, Android first, before people were perhaps as comfortable with sharing their location as they are today.Its core use case involving family location tracking has slowly grown more relevant over the years, especially as more children and teens adopt smartphones. There are a number of applications busying themselves in the family locator or check-in space outside of Foursquare, of course.The company is planning to raise a B round in the near future.For many, Facebook has become part of their daily lives.This will bring forward Facebook for Black Berry 1.9.We’re looking at Facebook for Black Berry today because it brings with it the new Places feature.