Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Facebook Retrieves Support From BlackBerry

Arguably, Facebook is the most popular mobile app in the world. With 1.44 billion mobile monthly active users as of Dec. 2015.

Unfortunately for BlackBerry users, the creamy romance between these two will come to an end. They won't be a part of this statistic come year-end, as Facebook will stop supporting the BlackBerry and BBOS (BlackBerry Operating System) platforms at the end of 2016. 

According to reports, Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp announced it will stop supporting BlackBerry devices by the end of the year. 

An official from BlackBerry App also announced the change in a blog post last week, saying Facebook would discontinue support of their essential APIs for BlackBerry. 
"We are extremely disappointed in their decision as we know so many users love these apps. We fought back to work with WhatsApp and Facebook to change their minds, but at this time, their decision stands," he wrote.
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