BBM now hosts 80 million active users
0. phoneArena 29 Oct 2013, 19:59 posted on
For those who think that everything that BlackBerry touches these days becomes a failure, last week's launch of BBM for iOS and BBM for Android proved otherwise; after the first week, there are 20 million active BBM users on the two platforms. Andrew Bocking, Executive VP of BBM said that the new metric being used by the Canadian OEM to measure the success of BBM is the number of active members...
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1. virjartajo (Posts: 9; Member since: 14 Feb 2013)
And I'm one of those! Add me up. 2668B885. Lols.
11. MobileKicker (Posts: 212; Member since: 19 Sep 2013)
Nothing can beat BBM
Not even WhatsApp
2. akki20892 (Posts: 3901; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)
thanks for your love Blackberry, keep sharing like that it keep us connecting.
5. iyngr (Posts: 72; Member since: 14 Jul 2013)
Millions of users with no active friends.. o many people posting their BBM pin on Social sites to get friends cause they don't really have friends and we're just fine with Whatsapp, Line,VIber,Snapchat and weChat i hope. :)
6. J1919 (Posts: 32; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
I'm happy for them and hope this turns iunto a smash success for them. Truth be told i'm not using it much since I already had Whatsapp but I do like BBM a bit more. Just add some extra little bits too it aside from the voice/video chats, namely landscape mode, smileys etc.
7. SlimSoulja86 (Posts: 660; Member since: 03 Nov 2011)
In South Africa BBM is the *ish, due to BIS, bcos data connection is very expensive so ppl end up buying BB devices to surf the net. And everyone in SA is like "Send me your BBM PIN" and ppl like me with an iPhone are like "Oh sorry, I don't use BB". Hence BB was voted the coolest brand by teens in SA because everyone is rockin a BB device. We call BB devices "Student Cards"
8. realtrevor (Posts: 14; Member since: 13 Dec 2012)
Except that phones like the Z10 and Q10 are not bought because of BIS. BBM is technically the best IM App, same level as Skype. Soon the BBM 4All will receive all the BBM features.
10. Tommy1960i (Posts: 119; Member since: 11 Oct 2013)
In Europe in many countries BB remains almost unknown!!! I don't even talk about BBM.
9. noteseries (Posts: 80; Member since: 29 Oct 2013)
always welcome for a free apps and services... ;)