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[Headline] After WhatsApp, Facebook Discontinues APIs for Blackberry; Company Responds


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Seems nothing is going BlackBerry's method. Soon after WhatsApp pulled support for BlackBerry 10 OS and all different BlackBerry working methods, facebook has announced that it is discontinuing aid of their most important APIs for BlackBerry.

The social giant has verified that as of March 31, BlackBerry customers will need to participate in an essential update of facebook for BlackBerry app, which will eliminate a number of points from the app. "the present BlackBerry facebook application will stop to work on BlackBerry smartphones running BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry OS models 7.1 and previous," notes BlackBerry's aid web page

BlackBerry explains that the native Facebook apps on Android and iOS use a private API not available for general use, and this will no longer be available to BlackBerry. BlackBerry users wishing to continue using Facebook can however move to the Web-based experience.

List of functionalities that will be lost here

Additionally, BlackBerry 10 users will no longer have the ability to share images or videos directly to Facebook using the Share icon.
BlackBerry expressed its disappointment with withdrawal of support by Facebook as well as WhatsApp, which is also a Facebook-owned instant messaging application in a blog post

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