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BlackBerry 10 Missing Facebook Integration in Games Due to Webview Issue


If you’re developing a game for BlackBerry 10, you may be interested to know that, as far as our research can tell, there is no way to integrate native facebook APIs into your games on BlackBerry 10. The problem stems from the fact that integrating facebook natively, that is to use the official APIs from facebook, requires that you have a Webview that will let you pass an authentication token between the game and facebook. This feature doesn’t currently exist on BlackBerry 10, meaning any developer that relies heavily on facebook for friend invites is not supported. Inviting friends via facebook, for some games, is a crucial marketing tool that RIM should really be addressing ahead of launch.
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Foursquare for BlackBerry Updated to version 5.5.5


Foursquare for BlackBerry recently turned 5.5.5 correcting some bugs from their recent major 5.5 release. Foursquare is a great way to share where you are on social networks and a wonderful tool for your BlackBerry to discover a city.
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