Yesterdays BlackBerry PlayBook OS update brought with it some new features for the software as well as a new version of Facebook for PlayBook. The latest version of Facebook is now at 1.0.40 and has some cool new features to go along with it. Along with some tweaks and fixes, Facebook for PlayBook has also added:

  • Video Uploading - Shoot video and directly upload or choose a video from your media folder to upload.
  • Facebook Search enhancements - Revamp of the search features now allows for easier finding of friends and Facebook Page using the Pages Search.
  • Improved access to Pages - A new Pages tab is accessible from the Friends list where you can view My Pages and Pages You Like.
  • Message deletion - You can now delete a Facebook message. Simply press and hold the screen until a delete button appears, and then tap the delete button to remove the message.
  • News Feed improvements - Interact with your News Feeds via the More button to Like or comment on posts without having to leave the News Feed view
  • Photo Upload Album Selection - when uploading a photo, simply select the album that you would like to upload the photo to.
  • Options and Help Center - Options and Help Center, Logout button now moved. Swipe down on the top bezel to access them

Overall some pretty cool new updates. Facebook for PlayBook is free in BlackBerry App World, but if you already updated your PlayBook to the latest OS you should have it rocking already. Check out the video above for a quick look at all the new features.