The new BBM Channels app update brings chat to the plate and more! This makes for a more engaging experience as subscribers can chat with the channel owners.
BBM Channels (BBOS + BB10)
BBM Channels Refresh Builds Now Available!
We are excited to announce that a new version of BBM Channels has been posted for you to test out! The refresh includes several new features that we are exicted to share with you! Thanks for all your feedback, this is just the first of many feature-rich beta builds! 🙂
New Features Include:
Chat! Ability to chat device to device. From the Channel overview or profile you can start a chat with the Channel owner
– If you’re a Channel owner, make sure you enable chat in your Channel profile.
Subscriber count added to channel profile: No longer will you need to wonder about the subscriber count for the Channels you are subscribed to
Search Improvements: Sort by pagination and a new search animation
Support new lines in create post description field: Add intrigue to your post by spacing out your description.
Allow channel owners to exclude their channels from search – Users can now create Channels that will be excluded from search
Active text support for Channel PIN’s – Whenever a BBM Channel ID is noted, users can select the Channel ID to open up the Channel within BBM. *Already supported on BBOS, new to BlackBerry 10 (seems to work for personal device pins but not for actual channels, at this time.)
Now that you’ve read about all the new features, head on over the downloads page and check them out for yourself! Don’t forget to check back and let us know what you think on the program discussion boards. There will be a survey coming out July 19th aimed at gathering your feedback on the latest version, so please keep your eye out for that.
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