Research In Motion Launching BlackBerry Social Network: MyBlackBerry.com

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Shortly after Research In Motion announced 2,000 applications available in App World, the company announced that they are actively working on building a community for BlackBerry users in the form of a social network called MyBlackBerry.com.

The social network will be free and is a place for discussing applications and sharing tricks and tips.  The social network will be in a forum or wiki format instead of the typical Facebook or MySpace social network design.

MyBlackBerry.com will be designed to look a certain way based on the device you are looking at the website from.  If you log in from a BlackBerry Tour, you will more likely be guided towards information tailored to the Tour.

Personally I’m surprised that BlackBerry is not designing an actual social network format.  Using wikis and forums seem to be pretty played out in mainstream media.  The only forums that I’ve seen that still exist are very niche.

[via InformationWeek]

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Research In Motion Launching BlackBerry Social Network: MyBlackBerry.com Comments

  1. socialnetworkdesn says:

    Remember that most people are good, but there are a lot of people out there that can do you harm. When posting your profile on a Social Networking site, be sure not to include too much personal information about yourself or your family. Don’t post your full date of birth on a website. Be sure not to post your home address or exact locations of where you will be for everyone to see.

  2. socialnetworkdesn says:

    Remember that most people are good, but there are a lot of people out there that can do you harm. When posting your profile on a Social Networking site, be sure not to include too much personal information about yourself or your family. Don’t post your full date of birth on a website. Be sure not to post your home address or exact locations of where you will be for everyone to see.

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