BBM Adds Free Video Chats for BlackBerry 10 Phones
Research In Motion today revealed that its popular BlackBerry Messenger application will include the ability to conduct real-time, two-way video chats (between BB10 devices), in addition to instant messaging conversations and VoIP calls via Wi-Fi. BBM will also be able to share screens with other BB10 devices.
Facebook Adds Video Chat to Messenger Lite
Facebook today made its slimmed-down messaging app a bit more powerful with the addition of video chatting. Facebook calls video chats "an expected and essential part of everyday communication" and the company is pleased to offer the functionality to users of the Messenger Lite app.
BBM for Android Gains Video Calling
BlackBerry today said it is expanding BBM video calling to Android devices. The feature is rolling out in the U.S.
Facebook Adds Filters and Effects to Messenger's Video Chats
Facebook today dressed up the live video chatting functionality of Messenger with new effects. Family and friends can now apply reaction emoji, a variety of filters, and new masks to enliven real-time video conversations.
BBM Gains PayPal for Android, BlackBerry, iOS
BlackBerry today added a handful of new features to its cross-platform messaging service. All versions of BBM (Android, BlackBerry, iOS) earn the ability to send money to BBM contacts using PayPal.