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BBM Protected Videos Surface

05/23/2014, One of the perks of BBM is that the messages sent to and from the service are generally pretty secure. However if you felt that BBM could stand to be even more secure, you might be pleased to learn that BBM Protected is on its way. BBM Protected is...

BBM On Windows Phone Is In The Pipeline

05/16/2014, Earlier this week, we did hear some pretty interesting insight from BlackBerry concerning the company’s position when it comes to wearable technology, including tablets and laptops – that they simply will not dive into those market segments,...

BBM Stickers Selling Pretty Well On iOS Devices

04/04/2014, It made sense that BlackBerry would include BBM on its phones. After all it would be considered an exclusive feature and a reason for people to hop on board the BlackBerry bandwagon. However when the company released BBM for other platforms, many were...

New BBM Update With Stickers And More Released

04/01/2014, A few weeks back BlackBerry detailed the major BlackBerry Messenger update that it was working on. Since the company opened it up to other platforms last year, its user base has grown to over 85 million active users, while total registered users are over...

BBM For Windows Phone Coming In Q2

03/30/2014, Last year BlackBerry finally opened up BlackBerry Messenger to other platforms. For now it is only available as a standalone app for iOS and Android. Since it went cross-platform, BBM has added millions of new users, a decent growth on which the company...

BlackBerry Boasts 85 Million Monthly Active BBM Users

03/28/2014, Back in the day before WhatsApp became really popular and other instant messengers flooded the market, there was BBM. The app was available as an exclusive to BlackBerry devices back in the day, at least until last year when BlackBerry decided to open it...

BlackBerry Could Consider Bringing BBM To Desktops

03/28/2014, When push comes to a shove, one would be willing to eschew their ideals in exchange for survival. Having said that, BlackBerry has not been doing too well lately in terms of its sales figures, and the recent fourth quarter fiscal 2014 results have been...

BlackBerry Cashes In On BBM With Stickers And Sponsored Posts

03/25/2014, Its no secret that BlackBerry could use some money. The company has been hemorrhaging cash for the past few years, and with device sales not expected to recover anytime soon, it has to look towards other options. Ever since BlackBerry Messenger was opened...

Talk2Watch Pro Brings BBM Notifications Onto Pebble

03/18/2014, If there is one feature that we love about smartwatches is the ability to display information such as notifications and alerts whenever we receive a message, a call, an email, and so on. It saves us time from having to take our phones from our pockets or...

Customizable BBM PINs Could Be A Paid Feature

03/09/2014, The other day we reported that thanks to a recent survey, BlackBerry began asking what users might think about the idea of customizable BBM PINs. We thought it was a great idea, although there could be some limitations that might see PIN ideas run out...

BBM PINs Could Be Customizable In The Future

03/06/2014, Unless you’re constantly giving out your BBM PIN to people you meet, chances are you will have to go through the BBM menu to find the PIN (or the QR code) to give it to someone who is trying to add you. It also doesn’t help that the BBM PINs are a...

BBM Channel Subscriptions Doubled After Cross-Platform Release

03/05/2014, For those unfamiliar with BBM Channels, you could almost think of them as being somewhat similar to Facebook Pages, where individuals or companies can setup Channels that BBM users can subscribe to. Given BBM’s userbase, that’s a lot of potential...

BlackBerry Explains Ads For BBM

03/05/2014, As we reported the other day, BlackBerry appeared to be testing a beta for their BBM Android app that would introduce ads into the messaging service. Based on the description, it sounded like the ads weren’t intrusive as they would appear as Channel...