BlackBerry has announced the availability of its most popular BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) application on Windows Phone 8 and higher. Windows Phone 8 users can now download BBM application and gain access to renowned features such as BBM Chats, BBM Groups, Find Friends and BBM Feeds etc,.
“As the popularity of BBM continues to grow, we are thrilled to have the opportunity to expand its availability to the Windows Phone community,” said John Sims, President Global Enterprise Services at BlackBerry. “The BBM app for Windows Phone shows our commitment to supporting cross-platform capabilities, and we are excited to be working with Microsoft to deliver a new level of collaboration to the Windows Phone platform.”
BBM app is used by more than 85 million monthly active users around the world on cross-platforms. BlackBerry has stated in its press statement that the BBM app for Windows Phone has been built on the collaboration, privacy and security features that are at the core of the BBM experience. The users of BBM on Windows Phones will have a familiar, native user experience that embraces the clean, modern design of the Windows Phone UI.
BBM, introduced in 2005, is calimed to be one of the largest private social mobile networks, driving real, active conversations. Customers love BBM for its privacy, controls and immediacy with Delivered and Read statuses and message-in-progress notices.