07-28-2011 12:58 AM
RIM Delivers Revolutionary Social App Experience with BBM 6
Apps become social experiences once users can interact with their BBM friends
Waterloo, ON – BBMTM (BlackBerry® Messenger), one of the largest mobile social networks in the world is now enabling a new and revolutionary social experience. Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the availability of BBM version 6 (BBM 6), which provides support for "BBM connected" apps, allowing users to easily interact with each other from within the BBM connected app.
BBM connected apps integrate the popular functionality of the BBM service and offer users the ability to interact with their friends from within the app itself. For example, with a BBM connected game app, users can invite their BBM friends to join them in a game and then chat with one another in real time while the game is being played – without ever leaving the game app.
BBM 6 launches today and a selection of BBM connected apps are already available on BlackBerry App WorldTM.
“BBM 6 marks the beginning of an even greater social experience for BlackBerry smartphone users,” said Alistair Mitchell, VP, BBM Platform & Integrated Services at Research In Motion. “It also represents an incredible opportunity for developers to leverage the viral nature of the BBM service and we have already begun working with various developer partners who will be bringing their BBM connected apps to BlackBerry App World this week, offering users highly engaging app experiences.”
Some of the additional functionality users can expect to see with BBM connected applications include the ability to:
The BBM 6 software will be available later today at www.blackberry.com/blackberrymessenger. A selection of BBM connected apps will also be posted on BlackBerry App World this week, with many more expected over the coming months.
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07-28-2011 11:26 AM
07-28-2011 12:59 PM
After updating, the option to show what I'm listening to disappeared! I'm running OS 6 on a Bold 9650
Show what I'm listening to disappeared
I don't know why blackberry do not take care about the software and programs for the devices no look like apple pleas give some care
OK my problem know is show what I'm listening to disappeared
07-28-2011 01:26 PM
i am using a blackberry curve 8900.
i have bharti - airtel as my service provider and am in India.
and i am using device software 18.104.22.1686
the updates for bbm 6 and facebook 2 are not available whereas on the download page it shows they r compatible with curve 8900, all service providers and regions and also for device software 4.5 or higher..
07-29-2011 03:38 PM