BlackBerry has simply released an instead substantial upgrade to the iOS and Android versions of its famous BBM application, bringing sticker labels, team image sharing, and other such niceties. A complete run-down of the enhancements, as well as the necessary download connected to both the iOS and Android editions of BBM 2.1, could be seen here.

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BlackBerry has actually resembled a firm short on concepts for a long while now, and with the BB10 OS having failed to make the type of perception after consumers that the Canadian company could have really hoped, the decision was made to throw BBM, or BlackBerry Messenger, bent on the masses.

Although it seemed a tad determined, choosing to take the once-treasured IM attribute and launch it to the App Store and Google Play looks to be paying some returns. Throughout a conference phone call recently, the business’s newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer John Chen noted that the service boasted 85 million month-to-month individuals, and with involvement on BBM Channels counted at 11.5 articles per individual, daily, the business has large strategies to monetize what is now a prized possession.

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WhatsApp, which was just recently gotten by Facebook, is still the big wheel in the pond when it comes to instant messaging, however a lot of those on iOS and Android have recently useded themselves to BBM.

Today, the app has been offered a healthy update to model 2.1 on both Apple and Google’s mobile platforms, and along with support for team image sharing, users could now send larger documents to each other.

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The marquee feature of the upgrade, though – – and an insight into how BlackBerry intends to generate considerable income with BBM – – is the implementation of the BBM Store, which markets stickers and emoticons to interested parties.

Some are free, certainly, but if you intend to expand your perspectives, you can get some packs featuring recognized personalities for a $ 1.99 in-app purchase.


You could nab the updated app by means of the web links listed below, and as ever, the application is completely free.

(Download: BBM for iOS / Android)

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