BlackBerry Messenger or BBM as it’s known is a messenger service strictly between BlackBerry devices users exchange BB Pins (a unique code tied to their account) in order to connect and chat via the messenger service – if you had a BlackBerry device. Today however BlackBerry announced that BBM will be coming to iOS and Android in the summer.
At an exclusive event in Florida, BlackBerry announced that BlackBerry Messenger is scheduled for launch on iOS and Android in the Summer. At launch, iOS and Android users would be able to experience the immediacy of BBM chats, including multi-person chats, as well as the ability to share photos and voice notes, and engage in BBM Groups, which allows BBM customers to create groups of up to 30 people.
Subject to approval byApple and Google, the BBM App will be available for free from the iTunes App Store and the Google Play Store.