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BBM Update Includes iOS 8 And Android 5.0 Lollipop Support

12/12/2014, Earlier this week we reported that BlackBerry had issued the latest BBM Beta to its beta testers, and part of that BBM Beta update included an iOS 8 friendly theme. As iOS users are well aware of, BBM’s design for the iOS platform doesn’t exactly look...

BBM Beta Get iOS-Friendly Theme In Latest Build

12/07/2014, BBM is a perfectly fine app, but for some reason when you use it on Android or iOS devices, it almost feels like you have been transported into the world of BlackBerry 10. We guess this is to be expected since BBM is by BlackBerry and we guess the company...

BlackBerry Launches BBM Meetings

11/13/2014, We had been hearing rumors that BlackBerry was working on a conferencing solution for both mobile and desktop, which would feature video and voice conferencing solutions. Today at its enterprise focused event the Canadian company has finally made the...

BBM Updated With Timed Messages And Message Retraction

10/31/2014, A couple of weeks ago, it was revealed that BlackBerry would be updating BBM with new features and sure enough it looks like those new features are starting to roll out. In case you missed our earlier report, the new features of BBM includes some...

BBM For Windows Phone Updated

10/29/2014, It was just a few days ago when we brought you word that a public launch for BBM for Windows Phone will happen, and boy, was there very little time to wait. The update of this messenger app would also usher in a slew of improvements to its notifications,...

BBM For Windows Phone Public Launch Expected Soon

10/26/2014, BlackBerry Messenger has seen significant growth in its user base ever since BlackBerry decided to take it cross-platform. BBM apps have been available for both iOS and Android for quite some time now, and a couple of months back a beta was also released...

BBM Gets Message Retraction And Ephemeral Features

10/19/2014, Ever wished for the power to retract a message after you had mistakenly sent it? Well you will soon be able to do that in BlackBerry Messenger. BlackBerry’s head of product and brand marketing for BBM, Jeff Gadway, has revealed two new features...

BBM’s Monthly Active Users Now At 91 Million

09/26/2014, When it comes to instant messaging platforms, WhatsApp appears to be leading the way with 600 million active users, a number which WhatsApp’s new owner, Facebook, believes could hit as many as 2-3 billion users in the future. That being said, how does...

BlackBerry Promotes BBM In Wake Of iMessage Spam Issues

08/22/2014, A couple of days ago we reported that according to a security company, they had found that Apple’s iMessage messaging service is a hotbed of spammers. Apparently the ease of sending spam messages makes it a very attractive tool to be used by spammers in...

BBM For Windows Phone Updated

08/07/2014, It was at the end of last month that BBM for Windows Phone was released to those Beta testers, where we saw the number of sign ups hit the 100,000 mark in a matter of 24 hours. I am quite sure that in the past one week or so, Windows Phone users have been...

Popeye BBM Stickers Arrive

07/31/2014, Stickers can be quite fun to have on a messaging product, and as we all know, BBM stickers have done pretty well on the iOS platform this year. After all, isn’t a picture worth a thousand words? This makes stickers easier to convey a particular message...

BBM Beta For Windows Phone Arrives

07/31/2014, You know what they say – better late than never, but is it a case of being a little bit too late when it comes to BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) for Windows Phone beta? What we do know is this – BBM for Windows Phone beta hit the 10,000 sign up...

BBM For iOS & Android Expected To Receive UI Makeover

07/29/2014, One of the unique features of BBM for Windows Phone is that it has been designed with the Windows Phone UI in mind, meaning that Windows Phone users can look forward to a unique interface to call their own. BBM on iOS and Android, however, look as though...

BBM For Windows Phone Beta Signups Reach 10,000 In 24 Hours

07/27/2014, Even though it was exclusive to BlackBerry devices, BlackBerry Messenger was once the most widely used messaging service. A lot has changed since then. BlackBerry no longer has the market share that it used to and as a result BBM’s user base...