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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎01-21-2013
My Device: PlayBook
My Carrier: 02

No Facebook profile pics?

hi all im wondering why I cannot see any of my friends  profile pics? ive checked for updates but nothing??

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Posts: 20,721
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: BlackBerry Z30, Z10 and Q10 w/OS; PlayBook w/OS
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: No Facebook profile pics?

It is a known issue on Facebook for Playbook. RIM is aware but I don't know when a fix will be implemented.
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Registered: ‎03-03-2011
My Device: Playbook, Z10, Q10, Z30 with Files & Folders and Orbit of course
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Re: No Facebook profile pics?

Facebook often change their API's with little or no notice. In fact, from a development standpoint FB is quite unstable. They frequently break other peoples apps Then it may start working again for "no reason" after a few weeks or months once they get round to fixing the bugs.


As the problems didn't start after a FB app version update, I suspect FB is the cause, not RIM.

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Registered: ‎04-02-2013
My Device: Blackberry Playbook 2.1
My Carrier: T-mobile

Re: No Facebook profile pics?

I have the same issue with the profile pictures on Facebook.  I rang Blackberry Playbook support yesterday and they said "it is a known isse and they are working on it but don't know when it will be sorted!"  The advised that, in the meantime, " if you search for Facebook in your Browser and sign in to Facebook all your Account information is there, including all your Profile Pictures etc".  That is what I do now and it is brilliant - I only had to sign in the first time I did that.    It would be GREAT if this issue was sorted - and I think they should get it sorted out SOON but this is good to know in the meantime!!!