Blackberry Messenger 6 has been recently launched by RIM (Research In Motion). It is the latest version of BlackBerry Messenger which brings whole new social app experience with many new features and improvements. As per RIM, there are 45 million users of BBM at present in which 70% users use BBM daily so to become more social at this stage is absolutely a positive step for them. BBM 6 (Blackberry Messenger 6) improves the integration between Blackberry Messenger and applications and thereby brings support for connected apps.
BBM 6 allows users to connect each other directly with several BBM connected applications such as the Huffington Post, FourSquare, Pocket Ants, Poynt, Backgammon King, Jingu and Telemap. The users can chat with each other while gaming and at the same time they can invite the BBM friends to join in a game. The users can also see the apps that are posted on their BBM friends’ profile and even download them from BlackBerry App World by clicking on it.
BBM 6 will also let the users to set a particular color icon for all contacts so they can classify the contact just by the color. The users can let their friend to know about app experiences when they find any new BBM connected app. BBM 6 users can chat within apps by just pulling up their BBM contact list. While the user use BBM connected apps, it lets for more status updates on his/her BBM profile. BBM profile of the user will update automatically to show high scores achieved in different games.
BBM 6 will have a custom area within the BBM profile of the user in which BBM connected apps can add status updates like high scores, achievements, trophies, etc. The users can also share their links, location, calendar appointments and podcasts with friends. It is available for download at the official site of BlackBerry. If you are BlackBerry owner then you can download it from BlackBerry App World for free. To download BBM 6, your device should run on OS 4.5 or above.
Features of BlackBerry Messenger 6
Communicate in real time
- Share instantly: you can send and receive messages in seconds as well as check when your contacts are being typed.
- Get confirmation: users can know when your messages are delivered and read.
- Don’t hold back: you can share your stories, thoughts and rants with characters and emoticons without any limits.
- Add friends: swap PINs or scanning barcodes1 to add contacts.
- Make groups: with BlackBerry Groups you can connect immediately with personal groups of family, friends or coworkers.
- Text non-BBM friends: the users can send text messages from their BBM™ screen2.
Share with your friends
- App experiences: users can share or chat with BBM friends while they are in an app with BBM-connected apps.
- Multimedia: you can swap videos, pictures, voice notes and more.
- Your calendar and location: also share calendar entries and locations.
- What you are listening to: the users can show what they are listening on their BlackBerry smartphone.
- Personal expressions: you can personalize your BBM with a display picture and personal message.
- App profile feeds: display your latest BBM-connected app location, game scores, links and more in your BBM profile feed.
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