Blackberry have announced that BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) will be available on Android and iOS from September 21st. To run BBM on your Android or iOS device you must have iOS 6 or iOS 7 and Android 4.X or higher. BBM is a BlackBerry-developed messaging platform that has over 60 million users who spend nearly 90 minutes on average using the service per day. 10 billion messages are sent via BBM every day which BlackBerry claim is nearly twice that of rival messaging platforms when comparing average messages sent per user per day.
- BBM Chat – Enjoy real, immediate conversations with friends on Android, iPhone and BlackBerry smartphones. Not only does BBM let you know that your message has been delivered and read, it also shows you that your friend is responding to the message.
- More than chat – With BBM you can share files on your phone such as photos and voice notes, all in an instant.
- Keep your group in the loop – Multi-person chats are a great way to invite contacts to chat together. BBM Groups lets you invite up to 30 friends to chat together, and go a step further than multi-chat by sharing photos and schedules. And, with Broadcast Message, you can send a message out to all your BBM contacts at once.
- Post Updates and stay in the know – BBM lets you post a personal message, profile picture and your current status, and lets your contacts know instantly in Updates.Your unique PIN – Every BBM user has a unique PIN that maintains your privacy, so you don’t have to give out your phone number or email address to a new or casual contact.
- Your unique PIN – Every BBM user has a unique PIN that maintains your privacy, so you don’t have to give out your phone number or email address to a new or casual contact.
BBM will be available to download from the BBM website from September 21st.
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