BBM updated with ability to chat with address book contacts, fixes and much more

wpid-bbm1.jpgBBM for BlackBerry 10 has been updated in BlackBerry World bringing several much requested features, you can now hide BBM sticker packers, chat with address book contacts, bug fixes, performance enhancements and much more.

Full change log:

  • Start chatting with your address book contacts that are already using BBM – No invite required!
  • We’ve bundled timed pictures, timed messages and retracted messages into a new BBM Subscription.
  • Broadcast messages can now be sent to specific categories.
  • Manage your Stickers – Choose which sticker packs are displayed in your Sticker Picker.
  • Improved Voice Chat experience.\nYou now have the option to block receiving messages from a multi-person chat.

BBM Protected Updates:

  • Support auto passphrase in BBM Protected Groups so users don’t have to manually enter a passphrase
  • Address file/picture transfer issues under BBM Protected and Protected Plus
  • Improvements to Protected manual passphrase exchange – Requires both contacts to be running v2.8 on iOS and Android or v10.8 on BlackBerry 10

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