BBM Update for Android – And It’s Huge!

Today many BlackDroid users will be notice a new BBM update.  This update is more than just bug fixes (although they are in there).  Just have a look at the change log which we have listed below.

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Changlog for BBM for Android

  • Share your posts with all your contacts via the new post to feeds option.  It’s selfie time!
  • BBM Channels now support video posts!
  • We’ve updated the default contact layout from grid to list view.
  • BBM Channels is now accessible through the discover menu.
  • Timed messages now default to 25 second expiry.
  • Make group chats easier to organize by including a chat name for your multi-person chats.
  • The barcode scanner is now more prominently displayed in the menu.
  • Bug fixes.

So What Are You Waiting For?

Get downloading now and sound off in the comments section about how well these new features have been included.  As always, come to our forums and check out our BBM Channel C0028049B.

Chaplain_Clancy

Chap has been a BlackBerry user since 2009 when he picked up his trusty new Torch 9800. Since then he has been about all things BlackBerry keeping tabs on the Australian market.
As a hobby he also supports an Australian Aged Care organisation as their in-house spiritual practitioner.

  • Canuckvoip

    Got it, thanks Chap!

  • CabbagePatch_D

    I’m waiting for the BB10 release for me to download, since you asked. :).
    As for the new features, they seem to be useful (for some people) but not really anything I’m really enthused about but it’s nice to see video in Channels now. I’m still unhappy with the group changes from the last update.

  • Anthony

    We might not see an update for BB10. locco_smiley_24 The Indonesian business licensing BBM for Android could be behind this update.

    BB10 updates for BBM could be coming from the BlackBerry Enterprise BBM side.

  • When for ios ?

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