BBM (BlackBerry Messenger), the popular BlackBerry only messaging app is now available for Android and iOS devices for free. The app, which was one of the platform’s major attractions for non-business customers, features instant chats, groups chat, multi-chat and broadcast for sending message to multiple BBM contacts at one time. The future update will give a renovation to app with new features including BBM channels, BBM Voice and BBM Video.
Of course, there are plenty of messaging apps available for iPhone and Android phones, but the BBM and its service are still more than competitive and warmly remembered by many of its past users. It is said that BBM will compete with popular messaging apps such as Whatsapp, Kik Messenger, etc.
BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) for Android and iPhone features the followings:
– Immediately know when your messages have been delivered and read
– Know when contacts are responding to your message
– Say it with a variety of emoticons for every mood and emotion
Chat and Share with many at once:
– Groups – Create or join a group and chat, share pictures lists, and appointments with the whole group. You can even be in a group with people who aren’t part of your BBM contact list.
– Multi-chat – Invite multiple contacts to participate in a chat together.
– Broadcast – Send a message to multiple BBM contacts at one time.
– Share voice notes, photos and URLs
Personalize your Profile and keep it fresh:
– Choose a different profile picture and update your personal status whenever you want, in an instant – so your profile will always reflect the way that you feel.
– Profile pictures (avatars) can be updated using images, pictures or even animated pictures (GIFs).