RIM offers social app experience with BBM 6


Research In Motion (RIM) 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.


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 marks the beginning of an even greater
social experience for BlackBerry smartphone users,” said Alistair Mitchell, VP,
BBM Platform and 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.


When a user discovers a great new BBM
connected app, they can instantly let their friends know about it. Users can
simply select a BBM contact directly within the BBM connected app they are


Users can simply pull up their BBM contact
list directly from within the BBM connected app and start chatting. For
example, the functionality can enable everything from enhanced social game play
to collaboration through productivity apps.


Users can also discover new apps by viewing
the list of apps that are posted to a BBM friend’s profile. They can also click
on an app within the list, and instantly download it from BlackBerry App World.


By Telecomlead.com Team
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