BBM for iOS and Android Updated With Sharing Features and Bug Fixes

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The big moment will come when BBM for iOS, Android and BlackBerry all have the same feature set and that’s when this app is really going to take off. Features like video calling, BBM Voice and screensharing are all going to be game changers for a cross-platform communication tool. Until then, BBM is getting updated with bug fixes, sharing features and general performance improvements.

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What’s new:

BBM for Android (v1.0.2)

  • BBM Contact Categories allow you to create categories in your contact lists to help you organize your BBM contacts
  • List sorting and filtering in BBM Groups provide new options to organize lists shared within BBM Groups
  • Invite BBM contacts to BBM Groups by Email makes it easier to add friends to a BBM Group. If you don’t know their PIN, invite them by Email
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  • ‘Tell your friends’ feature helps you connect with friends on BBM using the sharing tools BBM has created at www.BBM.com/share
  • Share Your PIN feature helps you quickly share your BBM PIN and PIN barcode to your social networks like Facebook and Twitter
  • Addresses an issue where some users were experiencing higher battery use
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements

BBM for iPhone (v1.0.4)

  • Support for iPod and iPad
  • Invite BBM contacts to BBM Groups by Email makes it easier to add friends to a BBM Group. If you don’t know their PIN, invite them by Email.
  • ‘Tell your friends’ feature helps you connect with friends on BBM using the sharing tools BBM has created at www.BBM.com/share
  • Share Your PIN feature helps you quickly share your BBM PIN and PIN barcode to your social networks like Facebook and Twitter
  • Fixes an issue where some users would be missing BBM Contact names
  • Resolves some issues experienced in right to left language support
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements