BlackBerry Messenger, BBM, BBM stock and pricing

BBM for Windows Phone has just received an update that adds 16 new notifications as well as makes some improvements.

The new changelog consists of:

  • Improved notifications: View a message preview outside of BBM including the sender and chat content.
  • New emoticons: 16 new emoticons have been added to bring more personality to your chats
  • A simplified PIN barcode screen where you can display and scan barcodes in one place
  • A new invite screen that includes suggested BBM contacts along with invites you’ve received and sent
  • BBM Group enhancements: Invite contacts to join your BBM Group through email and SMS
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements

This new update for the public version follows a recent update for the BBM private beta that made the application start faster.

The new update can be downloaded via the Windows Phone Store for free using this QR code. Leave your thoughts on the new BlackBerry Messenger update in the comments section below.

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By Josh Robert Nay

Josh Robert Nay is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of TruTower. He has worked in the telecommunications industry since 2003 and specializes in GSM based technology. He also uses (too many) VoIP apps and is a long-time user of BlackBerry, Android, and Windows Phone. He adores anything having to do with space exploration and writing. In addition to the links below, he can be found on LinkedIn and can also be found on his website at