Research in Motion (RIM) has announced  Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook, a new app that delivers popular features of Facebook, optimised for the 7-inch high resolution, multi-touch LCD display of the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet.

"There are over 30-million users of our Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones app who are staying in touch with their social network while on the go," says Tom Goguen, vice-president: collaboration & social networking at RIM. "Now, with Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook, we can also offer customers highly engaging social experiences optimised for the PlayBook including the ability to share FaceBook pictures and videos with friends and family on an HDTV."
The Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook app will be showcased this week at BlackBerry World 2011 and is expected to be available later this month.