February 27, 2008 12:44 ET

BlackBerry PIN Exchange Application for Facebook Unveiled

INVERNESS, FL--(Marketwire - February 27, 2008) -, the Number One Site for BlackBerry Users (& Abusers!), has just unveiled an application for the Facebook community that makes it easy for BlackBerry users to discover the PIN numbers of their BlackBerry-toting friends and business associates. Knowing a friend's Personal Indentification Number (PIN) enables unlimited instant text messaging between the BlackBerry devices, without incurring SMS fees.

The BlackBerry PIN Exchange application lets Facebook members easily dictate the level of privacy they want to maintain -- sharing their PIN only with other BlackBerry-using friends, listing it on the profile page for all friends to see, or making it viewable to all members of the PIN Exchange. The application also features a Global PIN exchange and PIN Meet area, where you can locate BlackBerry users worldwide. In addition, it offers users the ability to:

--  Easily view the device PIN numbers of Facebook friends
--  Discover new friends on The Global Exchange
--  Create a profile and meet someone special in the PIN Meet area (a mini-
    personals site)
--  Invite other BlackBerry-using friends to join
--  Learn more about BlackBerry via content

"For existing BlackBerry users upgrading to newer device models and for all the first-time BlackBerry owners out there, we wanted to provide an easy way to discover the current device PIN of their friends and associates," said Kevin Michaluk,'s founder and community editor. "The BlackBerry PIN Exchange application does just that, and also adds a social-networking component for those who want it. Now Facebook users, who happen to include a good cross-section of BlackBerry users, have another great way to stay in touch with their contacts and make new friends."

The BlackBerry PIN Exchange application for Facebook can be found at The current version of BlackBerry PIN Exchange already has nearly 1,200 active users with more being added every day.

BlackBerry PIN Exchange, currently in Beta, was developed for by KHD Studios.


Launched in February 2007, has quickly become one of the Internet's leading smartphone community websites, appealing to users of Research in Motion's BlackBerry handheld device. is updated daily with news and reviews from the BlackBerry and smartphone world. The site features an active forum community where members can receive help and offer their expertise for BlackBerry-related issues. Free BlackBerry ringtone, wallpaper and theme downloads are available via's user-contributed galleries. And its bi-weekly podcast has become a "must-hear" hit. is part of the Smartphone Experts network of sites, also including,, and is not affiliated with Research in Motion Limited.

Contact Information

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    Kevin Michaluk
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    Annie Gladue
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