By BlackBerry Limited
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BBM brings you together in the moment with friends and family through instant chats, voice calls, picture sharing, voice notes and more. Download the official version of BBM now.
NEW! Get a custom PIN that's exclusively yours.
Chat with friends on iPhone and other smartphones:
• Know when messages have been delivered (D’s) and read (R’s)
• Say ‘hello’ with BBM Voice – free voice calling between BBM Contacts *
• Quickly share photos, files, documents, voice notes and more
• Allow contacts to view your location live on a map, powered by Glympse
• See when contacts are responding to your message
• Express yourself with Stickers and Emoticons
With BBM, what you share is yours to control:
• Timed Messages: Set how long contacts have access to messages and pictures shared in a chat before it disappears from the screen.**
• Message Retraction: ‘Retract’ a message to remove it from your BBM chat.*
• You choose how to share your information - BBM uses PINs instead of phone numbers or email addresses so that it's more private, and you always control who can contact you
• You choose your contacts – 2-way opt-in means you have control over who is able to message you
Chat and Share with many at once:
• Groups – BBM groups help you share pictures, lists, and appointments with group members. You can even be in a group with people who aren't part of your own BBM contact list.
• Multi-person chats – Invite multiple contacts to have a chat together.
• Broadcast messages – Send a message to multiple BBM contacts at one time.
BBM Channels: Join conversations happening now about the things you love.
• Create a new channel to share your thoughts, ideas and passions.
• Subscribe to an existing BBM channel to join chats with others who share your interests.
Create your own BBM profile:
• Post a profile picture using images, pictures or even animated pictures (GIFs).
• Update your status to let people know what you’re up to or how you feel
Download BBM for free today.
* Data changes may apply
* While these features are designed to remove the message or picture the recipient’s BBM chat view, they do not prevent recipients from capturing an image of the content by taking a screenshot or using an image capture device. Retracting a message after it has been read by the recipient will remove the message from the BBM chat view, but will not affect copies of the message that the recipient may have made prior to the message being retracted.
What's New in Version 188.8.131.52
- Customize your PIN*
- Remove Ads*
- Even more security - Lock BBM with a passcode and Touch ID (if available)
- Landscape Support
- Delete chats by swiping
- Enhanched chats, making them easier to read
- D's and R's for all file transfer types
- Share photos directly in group chats
*Requires monthly subscription
An Ok follower
BBM is a late comer as a text app. It is adequate but is clumsy in basic features like attaching a photo. Why do I have to choose from an array of icon that all look like a picture or photo? I want to attach something from my photo library, just let me access the media library without making me wonder is it this icon to access photo or that icon to access video? Also BBM copies from WeChat and introduce some stickers but every sticker style costs money, seriously? The stickers are not even well design or cute. Learn from WeChat and surprise/delight users with free stickers that are basic and holiday relevant and charge for others. Don't charge us when you are learning how to be a good chat app yourself. That said, the introduction of "call" is a good step. So it's an adequate chat app, doesn't delight with new free features and ease of use like WeChat. Fewer user base as Whatsapp. Overall adequate but I expect BBM to be able to copy a lot of the great stuff other apps have and surpass and innovate upon them, no innovation there.
BBM is just not that great
My friends and I use BBM because some of our devices don't handle group messaging very well. At this point, I'm assuming the only person having trouble is the only guy with a blackberry in our group. I digress. BBM has been a good alternative for that situation and the only thing that pisses me off about the app is its use of ads and how it chooses to allow you to remove those ads. First of all, why ads to begin with? Don't you have some money in the bank? And second, to remove said ads, I need a subscription?! That's absolutely absurd. At least have it be a one time fee of $1 or $2. But other than that, the app is fine I guess.
This is coming from an iPod iPhone user, personally I thnk that there should be an option for the landscape mode.
Landscape mode, personally, is a nuisance especially when I have to lay down and want to type but landscape mode causes Me to shift my device the long way and have to use two hands or two fingers to type. I would want to advise that there should be a update for a landscape mode option, to be turn on or turn off.
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- Category: Social Networking
- Updated: Mar 11, 2015
- Version: 184.108.40.206
- Size: 62.8 MB
- Languages: English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Basque, Bokmål, Norwegian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Filipino, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Vietnamese
- Seller: BlackBerry Limited
- © 2013 BlackBerry Limited. BBM and related marks are the exclusive property of BlackBerry Limited.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.
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