BlackBerry says July was one of the strongest months on record for BBM growth

Since joining BlackBerry back in May of 2014, Matthew Talbot, Senior Vice President Emerging Solutions at BlackBerry, has been in charge of the monetization and growth of BBM for BlackBerry. Every few months he heads to the Inside BlackBerry blog to offer some updates on how things are working out in the BBM department and […]

Celebrate BBM’s 10th Birthday with this free BBM sticker pack!

  As we mentioned earlier, August 1 marks BBM’s 10th birthday and to celebrate the occasion BlackBerry has been taking a look back at the origins of the app as well as recapping some highlights from the 10 years BBM has been available. As part of the celebrations, BlackBerry has now announced a new, free […]

August 1 marks the 10th Anniversary of BBM

  August 1, 2005. That’s the day that hundreds of people started downloading BlackBerry Messenger v1.0 for the very first time as BlackBerry Principal Architect and main creator of BBM, Gary Klassennervously sat at his desk. Originally planned for release as a part of BES 4.1, only a small number of employees were involved with […]

BBM for BlackBerry 10 and Android updated with bug fixes and performance improvements

  For those of you out there using BBM on either BlackBerry 10 or Android, you’ll want to fire up the respective app stores and get the latest updates downloaded. New builds for both BlackBerry 10 and Android have now arrived and are available. What’s new you ask? Well, we really don’t know because the […]

BBM for Android beta gets Material Design update

Last week BlackBerry teased something new was coming and while there was much speculation over what it would be, we can now put it to rest. As noted on the Inside BlackBerry blog, a new beta is filtering through the Beta Zone for those making use of an Android device and beta testing BBM that […]

BBM for iPhone now lets users pay to remove ads and get a custom PIN

    BlackBerry has released an update for the iPhone version of its BBM messaging app. The new version includes paid subscription options to get rid of ads and more. For 99 cents a month, BBM users won’t see any ads in their feed, and also won’t get any sponsored invites from third parties. For […]