LinkedIn Remembers BlackBerry Users With New App


LinkedIn revealed new profiles last week and have now brought great news to BlackBerry owners with a new app. The BlackBerry app has been neglected, considering that Android and iOS remain the top mobile platforms. It currently has just a two star rating in the app marketplace.

This new app is available for users running BB6 and BB7. Here’s some of the new changes:

  • View job changes and new connections in your network.
  • View news stream posts and top news from LinkedIn Today.
  • Support for eight new languages: Spanish, Italian, German, French, Hindi, Portuguese, Dutch, and Indonesian.
  • Improved Inbox with ability to respond to invitations and messages from one place.
  • Ability to review profile, see who’s viewed your profile, share updates, and browse through connections while adding new connections.
  • Various performance improvements and enhancements.

It’s been two years since LinkedIn has updated their BlackBerry app. The social network confirmed that they’ll be coming out with a BlackBerry 10 app next year. In August of 2011, both the Android and iOS app received a similar update that brought far more functionality.

Although BlackBerry users get a bad rap, they still represent a decent chunk of LinkedIn’s audience and haven’t been forgotten. You can download the latest app by going to BlackBerry App World on your phone or online here.


Mike Stenger

Lover of technology, Mike often makes jokes that nobody laughs at.

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