At MWC (Mobile World Congress) 2014, Barcelona, BlackBerry announces that BBM mobile platform for chatting soon to be available to Windows Phone and Nokia X Mobile Devices.
As stated in the BlackBerry Press Release, Feb. 24, 2014
“BBM continues to grow in popularity as millions of people use our mobile platform for chatting and connecting with friends or colleagues, and we are very excited that we will soon welcome Windows Phone and Nokia X users to the BBM community,” said John Sims, President, Global Enterprise Solutions at BlackBerry.
Windows Phone and Nokia X customers will soon have access to a comprehensive suite of messaging and collaboration features, including:
BBM Chats: Have instant BBM Chats, including a Multi-Chat option, and receive real-time confirmations when messages are delivered and read (Ds & Rs).
Personalization: Create a profile that can be easily personalized with profile pictures/avatars and status updates that contacts can see in the Updates area of BBM.
BBM Groups: Now, with BBM Groups, up to 50 people can be added to the conversation. Chat, share photos and schedules with even more friends.
BBM Voice: Free voice calls between BBM contacts on Windows Phone, Nokia X, iPhone, Android and BlackBerry anywhere in the world using data or WiFi connection (*Data Plan or WiFi required for BBM Voice).
BBM Channels: Join conversations on BBM Channels between people, brands and communities. Create a BBM channel to share thoughts, ideas and passions. Or, subscribe to a channel to join conversations with others who have shared interests.
One-click sharing: BBM users on Windows Phone, Nokia X, Android, iPhone and BlackBerry devices have access to fast one-click sharing of photos, documents, voice notes and more.
New Emoticons: We now have over 100 new emoticons to help people say what they mean and make their point in a fun and visual way.
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Related Links / Articles / Entries / References / Sources:
BlackBerry – BBM – Official Site
BlackBerry Press Release – BlackBerry Announces BBM for Windows Phone and Nokia X Platforms – Official Site