BlackBerry introduced BBM Protected, its secured enterprise messaging solution in eBBM suite yesterday. It also updated BBM app for BlackBerry 10 and BB OS devices that brings support for BBM Protected, chat wallpapers in BBM Shop, 16 new emoticons and more. BBM for iOS and Android got these new features recently.
New features in BBM 10.3.33.18 for BlackBerry
- BBM Protected: A new, more secure version of BBM that includes added protection for BBM chats between enterprise users.
- Chat wallpapers: Just like it sounds, this feature gives users another way to customize their BBM chats with wallpapers that can be added behind chat bubbles. Available in the BBM Shop.
- Sixteen new emoticons: Includes a shamrock, set of lips, stop sign, hot dog and much more.
- Improved experience for adding BBM contacts via email: When a user receives a BBM invitation over email, they can click the link and the contact will be added.
- Updates tab renamed to “Feeds”: Name changed to better represent the status updates, profiles and posts that are found in the stream.
- Increased file transfer limit for BBOS: Maximum attachment size for BBM users on BBOS devices upped to 16MB.
The latest BBM update for BlackBerry is available through the BlackBerry World.