After the release of BBM for Android & iphone, RIM the blackberry company don’t stop there , last month they unveil another features in there blackberry z10 and other BBOS which is BBM channels ; a new social networking feature within BBM that extends the sharing experience beyond your friendship circle – allowing channel creators to amass an unlimited number of followers.
This is what Blackberry said
” We’ve been working on some new ways to make it faster and easier to share with your BBM contacts. Whether it’s talking with BBM Voice, connecting over a BBM Channel, sending a quick photo, or even sharing your location, there’s more to BBM than just chatting.
New features to expect on BBM in 2014
1. BBM Voice for iPhone and Android ; Blackerry are really looking forward to 2014 , This free voice calls to any BBM contact anywhere in the world is another great way that BBM helps in bringing you together with people when you can’t be there in person – without having to pay long distance charges. So interesting.
2. BBM Channels for iPhone and Android ; though this features was released last month to bb z10 and other BBOs but the good news is that this is also coming to android and iphone, BBM Channels are a great way to join conversations happening with the BBM community beyond your contact list. By creating your own channel you can start conversations sparked by your thoughts, ideas and passions. Subscribing to a BBM channel lets you join conversations with others who share your interests. BBM Channels is a great way to make new Contacts as well.
3. Faster and easier sharing ; with this feature, you can share just about anything with that same speed. Share photos in a snap, send a voice note with just one touch. share your location for a limited time with any contact you choose. When the timer runs out your location is private again. BBM chats will then happen fast like you’re there in the same room.
4. Lots of new BBM emoticons ; BBM emoticons lovers will surely find this as a great improvemnt ( included me also 🙂 ) Blackberry have got loads of new emoticons to introduce in 2014 to help you make your point. 100 new emoticons in all! ( this is great ! 🙂 ) some of the new emoticons from ROTFL, Epic Fail, Face palm, a serious hug and yes, even a smiley-poo.
These features is under a beta testing now for release on Android, iPhone and BlackBerry 10 in 2014 .
Is like BBM users will have an interesting experience next year, meanwhile BBM will come pre-installed on some selected android devices
What is your view on these upcoming features ?