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BBM introduces stickers and the BBM Shop

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BBM is built around helping people to connect and share experiences. Today, BBM will begin rolling out a new update that will make it easier to express yourself with the introduction of stickers! Stickers are bigger, bolder, more beautiful images than the traditional BBM emoticons, giving users a fun new way to chat. Stickers will be available for download and purchase through the new BBM Shop, found right inside BBM. Sticker packs will contain between 20-25 stickers and will be available for purchase at a cost of $1.99 USD (or equivalent local currency).


This release also introduces some new features in response to feedback from BBM customers. Notably, users will now be able to send pictures in multi-person chats. This means that you can share a picture with several BBM contacts and chat about it together. Also, this release of BBM increases the file transfer limit for sending attachments from 6-16 megabytes (on BlackBerry 10, iPhone and Android only. BlackBerry OS smartphones remain 6MB). With this increase, users will be able to enjoy sending higher quality photos, longer videos, and larger documents.


Finally, with this release we will begin to support sponsored content in BBM Channels. Through the ability to offer featured channels, sponsored invites and sponsored posts, we will help connect our BBM Channels users with relevant, interesting content from brands and businesses alike. To learn more about our strategy around sponsored content and what we’re doing to preserve the BBM experience users know and love, please read this article on the BBM blog.



Here’s what’s new in this release


  1. Add more fun to your BBM chats with the introduction of stickers available in the new BBM Shop
  2. Increased file transfer limit for sending attachments (16MB) lets you share higher quality photos, bigger files and longer videos Increased file transfer limit for sending attachments
  3. Engine for enabling sponsored content in BBM Channels
  4. Picture sharing in multi-person chats makes it easy to send a pic to a group of people so you can all talk about it together

 Learn More About These New Features


To learn more about these new features, please visit the BlackBerry YouTube page to watch the following videos:


Troubleshooting Information


The BlackBerry Knowledge Base provides technical support documentation, including product guides and manuals, to allow BlackBerry smartphone users to troubleshoot various issues on their own. Documentation for troubleshooting issues with BBM can be found at: www.blackberry.com/btsc using the following search term: BBM.


Self Service Resources


The BBM support page offers customers multiple self-service options, including product documentation, how-to demos, tips & tricks, and YouTube® videos, plus much more. The BBM support pages can be found at www.bbm.com/support

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