BBM for Android beats out rival messaging services in user engagement minutes
0. phoneArena 08 Nov 2013, 12:30 posted on
Any way you look at it, BlackBerry's decision to rollout BBM for iOS and Android has been a success; after the first week, 20 million new active BBM users were added to the 60 million BlackBerry users who actively use the messaging app. In addition, data from Android users shows that in the first week after becoming available, BBM equaled or surpassed other messaging apps in the number of weekly engagements...
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1. ArtSim98 (Posts: 2181; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)
BlackBerry should start providing more software on other operating systems.
3. lolatfailphones (Posts: 69; Member since: 08 Apr 2013)
Down with whatsapp. To lazy to update their app to ios 7
12. DAMONORIBELLO (Posts: 83; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)
because they don't want the failed ios7 to crash their system.
13. lolatfailphones (Posts: 69; Member since: 08 Apr 2013)
iOS 7 is failed to those you are sporting a 2 year old iPhone not wanting to upgrade.
14. DAMONORIBELLO (Posts: 83; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)
My 2 1/2 year old Motorola Droid Bionic is running just fine on Jelly Bean.
4. mayur007 (Posts: 356; Member since: 10 Apr 2012)
use ads blackberry....
like gmail and other apps do to generate ...
8. axllebeer (Posts: 265; Member since: 05 Apr 2011)
No. I hate adds and they are already everywhere within Android apps. I say the more advanced features that are supposed to be coming in the months ahead could be what they can charge for. 99 cents a year sounds fair. The basic messaging that we are seeing now can remain free.
5. GoGoGalaxyNexus (Posts: 30; Member since: 01 Nov 2013)
Good for Blackberry, wish them better days in the future
6. Akfred (Posts: 71; Member since: 08 Nov 2012)
This is very true, I spend more time on BBM than whatsapp,
To tell u the truth BBM is more fun than whatsapp.
9. protozeloz (Posts: 5367; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)
For starters it looks better, has peoples status you can check easily, and its more anonymous
10. Cyberchum (Posts: 244; Member since: 24 Oct 2012)
Unless BBM improves, I'm sticking with the PLUS side of whatsapp.
11. inertiatic (Posts: 27; Member since: 29 May 2012)
I made my wife download it so we could try it out, now it's all we use. What we really like is all the message statuses: unsent, sending, sent, delivered, and read. Combined with SwiftKey it's great.