Latest Facebook for BlackBerry Beta Adds BBM Support
Research In Motion today announced a fourth beta of Facebook 2.0 for the BlackBerry platform. This newest version of the software adds a number of features, foremost among them being better support for native applications such as BlackBerry Messenger. Using the latest beta, BlackBerry users will be able to share content found in Facebook with the native email, SMS, BBM, and Twitter apps and vice versa. Other new capabilities include notification support for actions such as Likes and comments; in-app error reporting; and new tools for touch-based BlackBerries, such as dedicated icons for composing messages, etc. Facebook for BlackBerry version 2.0 beta 4 is available for free to registered members of the BlackBerry Beta Zone.
BBM Beta for Windows Phone Now Available
BlackBerry and Microsoft today announced the immediate availability of BBM for the Windows Phone platform. BBM is being offered as a beta, but it includes many of the features available to the Android and iOS versions of the app.
BlackBerry Improves BBM with Support for Lollipop and iOS 8
BlackBerry today pushed out BBM 2.6 to the Android and iOS platforms, as well as its own BlackBerry platform. All three versions of the app gain new features, including support for stickers within group chats and a 60-second option for time chats.
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.
BlackBerry Makes BBM Privacy Features Free
BBM users now have more control over their messages thanks to an update BlackBerry made available to Android, BlackBerry, and iOS devices. All three platforms now have unlimited use of the Retract and Timer features.
BBM Arrives as Beta for Windows Phone
BlackBerry today followed up on its promise from earlier this year and released a beta version of BlackBerry Messenger for the Windows Phone platform. The app covers the BBM basics, which means it can be used to chat with individuals or groups, as well as share pictures, voice notes, contacts, and location.