The next update to BBM will bring call ratings, sponsored content & more

BlackBerry is working very hard on producing a full service BlackBerry Messenger application for all platforms. With the launch of BBM Channels and the BBM Store, we can start to see just how BlackBerry will monetizes BBM for the better. According to BBIN the next BBM update will bring 3 new features you will see […]

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BBM for Windows Phone now out of beta!

BlackBerry has just announced via the Inside BlackBerry Blog that they have launched a nice update for BBM for Windows Phone. This update brings BBM out of beta and is now available for all to download and use! This update brings number of bug fixes and performance improvements. Check out the update and let us […]

BBM for iOS and Android to get new native UI’s

During today’s Q&A session at BlackBerry’s Security Summit in New York Enterprise Chief John Sims stated that a native UI for BBM is coming to both iOS and Android. As we already know BBM for Windows Phone has a more native UI experience versus BBM for iOS and Android. Currently BBM for iOS and Android […]

BBM for Windows Phone Beta Updated

BlackBerry has rolled out their first update to BlackBerry Messenger AKA BBM beta for Windows Phone. This update takes the version to 1.0.0.4. This is a very tiny update considering the launch version was sitting at 1.0.0.2. Currently their is no change log available for this update, so if you see something new feel free […]

BBM for Android gets an update

BlackBerry has just rolled out a maintenance update to BlackBerry Messenger for Android. This update takes the version to 2.2.1.45 and is currently available in the Google Play Store as a free download. This update brings Performance improvements as well as bug fixes.. Check out the update via the link below and let us know […]

BBM Registrations hit 160 million; 85 million active monthly users

During the earnings call today BlackBerry CEO John Chen dropped some staggering numbers concerning BBM! Currently there are 160 million registered BBM users worldwide. Out of the 160 million users 50 million of them are using BBM on a BlackBerry device that brings the total of active monthly users to a whopping 85 million and […]

BlackBerry Wins Indonesia Cellular Award (ICA) 2014 for BBM!

Jakarta, 16 June 2014 – BlackBerry, a world leader in mobile communications, has received the Indonesia Cellular Award (ICA) 2014 for BBM – its reliable and secure instant messaging application, in the category ‘Best Mobile Chat App’. The respected award was received at the Indonesia Cellular Show 2014 at the Jakarta Convention Center in Jakarta […]

BBM for BlackBerry gets updated

BlackBerry has just started rolling out a brand new update for BlackBerry Messenger. This updated brings the version to 10.3.33.18 and is currently available in BlackBerry World for all to see. What’s new in version 10.3.33.18? Introducing support for BBM Protected Support for chat wallpapers in the BBM Shop 16 new emoticons Improved experience for […]

BBM updated in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

BlackBerry has begun rolling out an update to BBM in the BlackBerry Beta Zone.  This update does not yet include a changelog at this time. The email that is being sent out notes that you may lose your BBM chats when you update to the beta version. One of the main areas of focus for […]

Share Your Favorite #BBMoments

Starting today BBM users can share their most memorable #BBMoments with the world for a chance to have their stories featured on Inside BlackBerry. For many, BBM plays a major role in how we communicate with each other, and this is a great way to share the various waysiPhone, Android and BlackBerry users are leveraging […]

SkeletonGirl BBM Stickers now available in the BBM Shop

ItchySoul has just released new BBM stickers in the BBM Shop. These new stickers are titled SkeletonGirl and rightfully so. The artist also brough us CosCat BBM sticker pack as well. SkeletonGirl is “A bony little girl in a lovely pink wig. Loves her furry friends and beats up scary monsters”. You can purchase SkeletonGirl […]

BBM Becomes Key Commmunication to Saving Lives in Disaster Recovery Efforts

The City of Waterloo has been hit with a few heavy storms over the past week and now that the temperature has risen, all of the ice from those storms has cause a widespread of flooding to areas of the city. In a recovery effort the city first sought to use emailing as a means […]

Get the WWE Superstars stickers for BBM for FREE! – Only for a limited time!

Well I finally recived the new BBM update on my BlackBerry Z30 ( I have been trying to download it all day). Now that I have it loaded I started to dig into the BBM update and I must say I feel like a kid! I LOVE the stickers!!! Currently you can get WWE Superstars sticker […]

BlackBerry Messenger hits 113 Million registered users

Since BlackBerry Messenger has gone cross-platform BBM has seen exponential growth! During the Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2014 results conference call BlackBerry offered some awesome statistics on BBM. BBM now has 113 Million registered users with a total of 85 million of them being fully active. Since the inception of BBM Channels BalckBerry has now seen 500,000 […]

BBM update rolling out today for Android users

BlackBerry has just started rolling out an update for BBM for Android that address issues with emoticons in status updates, web links & more. As you can see in the image below I have already received the update notice to my Galaxy Note 3. So if you are having om issues check Google Play for […]

What is a custom BBM PIN worth to you?

BlackBerry has been working on several different was on how to monetize BBM. A couple of ways that will accomplish this is the use of sponsored ads within BBM, as well as the BBM Store were you can purchase stickers and such to be used with BBM. In a recent survey that was sent out […]

What should we expect in the next release of BBM?

Just the other day we let you know that BlackBerry was planning on increasing the limit to transfer file from 6MB to something more. Well in a very recent article from Inside BlackBerry Jeff Gadway the head of product and brand marketing for BBM informed us that this file size increase was to 16MB. In […]

Sumit Parab leaves BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) Team

@bbm and team. It’s been a great 3 years! Will definitely miss you guys. Looking forward to the exciting new things in store — Sumit Parab (@sumit_parab) February 18, 2014   The BlackBerry Team is getting smaller and smaller, previously Andrew Bocking the Executive Vice President, headed out and now Sumit Parab has announced via […]

BBM 2.0 Updated for Legacy BlackBerry OS, but with Limitations..

If you have yet to update your BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) to the new update that was released today, quickly head over to BlackBerry World and download it. Also if you do decide to get the update, but still happen to be rocking a legacy BlackBerry OS device you will enjoy many of the new features, however […]

BlackBerry BBM Usage up around the globe!

BBM is showing strong growth is different key markets for BlackBerry, this according to an article recently published by Forbes. BlackBerry Messenger has been available for iOS and Android for about two months so to see some of these numbers is outstanding to say the least.   BBM for iOS is currently sitting in the […]