With this move by RIM in acquiring Gist, I can see a huge integration with BlackBerry user info and major social sites like Facebook and Twitter. Here’s a statement from Gist:
This announcement has also been confirmed in the official BlackBerry Blog.
Today, we are announcing that Gist has become part of Research In Motion (RIM). We are extremely excited about our future at RIM and how Gist will be used by millions of BlackBerry users around the globe. This is a huge step towards our goal of utilizing the web-based Gist experience to allow users to build stronger professional relationships. Stay tuned for more details and thank you all for the support and encouragement that has gotten us to this next great phase at Gist.