BlackBerry has today pushed an update to its BBM app across various mobile platforms, adding ‘Message Retraction’ and other new privacy features that allow customers to take control over the messages and content that they share. BlackBerry says that the “update will deliver the best BBM experience yet”, as users can now communicate with more discretion and freedom than ever before.
“We have been testing these features with customers over the last few weeks and the feedback has been incredible. They’re telling us that Timed Messages and Message Retraction add a whole new dynamic to BBM – unlike any other chat app out there today.
With these new features, now is the time to get your friends on BBM to start enjoying the unmatched level of privacy and control.”
Below is a quick overview of all the new features added in BBM’s latest update:
- Timed Messages: Set how long contacts have access to messages and pictures shared in a chat
- Message Retraction: ‘Retract’ a message to remove it from your BBM chat
- A quicker sticker picker: Adding stickers to your BBM chats is now even quicker with a new picker
- HD Picture Transfer: It’s easier than ever to get a high quality version of the pictures you receive in BBM
- Discover Music: See what music your contacts are listening to in BBM Feeds.
You can grab the free BBM for iOS update at the following App Store link:
Download BBM for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad [Direct Link]