BlackBerry users rejoice – RIM has announced that starting today, its users can upgrade their phone’s messenger client, BlackBerry Messenger (BBM for short) to version 6. In addition to BBM6, the company will also be releasing selected apps that now integrate the functionality of BBM. These BBM integrated apps will allow users to communicate and interact with each other from within the app over BBM – this means no more having to exit an app to send a message over BBM.
BBM integration means being able to share your location with your friends, invite them into a social game, brag about your achievements or even collaborate on work through productivity apps. Presently, the list of BBM connected apps include: FourSquare, Wikitude, Score Mobile and more. Head here to find out more. BBM6 is required to work with these new BBM connected apps and it can be downloaded from the BlackBerry App World.