BBM App for iPhone Gets Simplified Flow for Attaching Files to Chat, Upgrade Notifications, More

Posted: September 5, 2014 in Applications

The BBM app for iPhone has been updated with a simplified flow for attaching pictures, files and other content to BBM chats, upgrade notifications, and more.
BBM brings you together in the moment with friends and family through instant chats, voice calls, picture sharing, voice notes and more.

Chat with friends on iPhone and other smartphones:
• BBM is always on and always connected – no app to open
• Know when messages have been delivered (D’s) and read (R’s)
• Say ‘hello’ with BBM Voice – free voice calling between BBM Contacts
• Quickly share photos, files, documents, voice notes and more
• Allow contacts to view your location live on a map, powered by Glympse
• See when contacts are responding to your message
• Emoticons for every mood and emotion let you express yourself

BBM lets you protect your privacy. You control it:
• You chose how to share your information – BBM uses PINs instead of phone numbers or email addresses so that it’s more private, and you always control who can contact you
• You chose your contacts – 2-way opt-in means you have control over who is able to message you

Chat and Share with many at once:
• Groups – BBM groups help you share pictures, lists, and appointments with group members. You can even be in a group with people who aren’t part of your own BBM contact list.
• Multi-person chats – Invite multiple contacts to have a chat together.
• Broadcast messages – Send a message to multiple BBM contacts at one time.

BBM Channels: Join conversations happening now about the things you love.
• Create a new channel to share your thoughts, ideas and passions.
• Subscribe to an existing BBM channel to join chats with others who share your interests.

Create your own BBM profile:
• Post a profile picture using images, pictures or even animated pictures (GIFs).
• Update your status to let people know what you’re up to or how you feel

What’s New In This Version:
– Simplified flow for attaching pictures, files and other content to BBM chats
– In app upgrade notifications helps users to download the latest version of BBM
– The ability for users to rate their call experience for BBM Voice calls
– Addresses a bug where users would receive repeated notifications for messages they’ve previously viewed

You can download BBM from the App Store for free.

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