BBM, BlackBerry Messenger Updates, Changes to BBM

If you’re running BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) on iOS 8, you’ll be happy to know that BlackBerry has released an update (version for the platform that gives the app a more native look and feel.

In addition, the new BBM finally brings over the timed message support a feature that was added to the Windows Phone version in mid-December and added to the Android version at the beginning of the month. You can also now send stickers in group chats.

There’s still more to love in the latest update. The full changelog follows:

  • We’ve refined BBM to look more at home on iOS 8
  • Improved layout for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
  • Send stickers in group chats!
  • Timed pictures and messages can now be viewed multiple times until the timer expires
  • Added a new 60 second timer option
  • Bug fixes & performance improvements

Download BBM on your iOS device or get the latest update via the iTunes App Store using this QR code.

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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