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BlackBerry's BBM coming to Windows Phone and new Nokia X devices

By Justin Kahn
Feb 24, 2014
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  1. BlackBerry has announced that its BBM text messenger will be making its way to two more platforms starting later this year. Already available on Android and iOS, BBM will now be coming to Windows smartphones and the now officially revealed...

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  2. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,475   +2,033

    Bah. I see no sense in this app because we already have the likes of WhatsApp, Telegram, Viber etc. I tried it for a while then dumped it because I know no one who uses it apart from a few Blackberry users. How many messaging apps do we need anyway?
     
  3. Lionvibez

    Lionvibez TS Evangelist Posts: 1,101   +345

    BBM is superior to all of those apps. The problem you have is you don't know enough people using it and for some that is reason enough not to use it. However if you have contacts it still is the best messaging app out and is only getting better.
     
  4. gamoniac

    gamoniac TS Addict Posts: 293   +69

    With WhatsApp now part of FaceBook, I am not sure how privacy will deteriorate. BBM might come just in time. If it provides tangible benefits, features, and quality over the other services, people will switch.
     
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,475   +2,033

    It's all a matter of taste. As some forum members have pointed out, if FB manage to screw up WhatsApp I will likely find myself switching to another messaging app, it depends which one is the most popular with my contacts and if it's BBM then so be it. At the end of the day they all do the same thing.
     
  6. Blackberry has the slow decline of SEGA written all over it.
     
  7. Lionvibez

    Lionvibez TS Evangelist Posts: 1,101   +345

    yet Sega still lives today!
     
  8. Lionvibez

    Lionvibez TS Evangelist Posts: 1,101   +345

    Facebook will screw it up and I see that 450 million user based will be cut in half in 2 years time :p
     

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