Good news coming up for the BBM users, A new version has hit the store, the BBM for Android Smart phones with v2.0, that will brings along many of the advanced features for Android users, who have been waiting for a time now. In addition to some new tweaks and enhancements, the update has over 100 new emoticons, improved file sharing, BBM Channels, BBM Voice Dropbox integration and much more.
This Canadian Smart Phone firm’s messaging app BBM is being hyped these days with added new features becoming a powerful app for the Android users. From all of the features included the main thing added to this app id the BBM Voice that lets the user to call their BBM contacts directly, this just a voice call, and the video call has not been included yet, however we can expect this feature to be included in the future versions with its growing popularity. After it’s launch, the BBM for Android has gained quite a lot of popularity, irrespective of how the company is doing in the smartphone market.
Next is the BBM Channel feature that lets the user to join conversations happening now with BBM users, brands, business and other communities also. Channels are basically permanent conversations that have “owners” – the owner of the channel can choose who gets to post to the channel, what hours posting is allowed, and moderate most aspects of the conversation. There’s even analytics. Subscribers to channels don’t have to share any personal info with the channel, either, so everything can be anonymous. BlackBerry’s use cases are for brands and businesses communicating with customers –Blackberry describes in its press release.
There is another feature called the Sharing feature that has been added, letting the users to add photos, voice notes and directly attach files to BBM charts. Other features like location sharing, native Dropbox support and 100 new emoticons are added. Moreover BBM Group now supports 50 people, letting the communication channel increase for business purpose or even a friend group.
Here are the Change logs:
- BBM Voice – call other BBM users for free using your data or Wi-Fi
- BBM Channels – Now can join other BBM users having the same interests and needs
- Location Sharing – Share your location where ever you are so that your friends can see it
- Share Pictures, Files or Voice messages has been added
- Native Dropbox Integration
- Up to 50 person BBM Groups for interaction
- 100 new Emoticons
So are you glad to hear this news? Will you download this app now? Already Downloaded? Share your thoughts here and stay tuned for more updates. You can download this app for free from the Google Play Store.