For the occasions when you would like to share experiences past your friends or connect with the communities you respect, BlackBerry(R) is taking its internationally admired mobile social network, BlackBerry(R) Messenger (BBM(TM)), up a mark with innovative functionality called BBM Channels. BBM Channels is a new social engagement platform in BBM that will permit people to connect with the brands, businesses, celebrities and groups they are zealous about.
BBM Channels permits groups and individuals to make a dedicated channel and share updates and information with the nearness that BBM offers. BBM clients around the globe will be capable of connecting and sharing information, broadcast concerning themselves to their channel, or join their preferred communities and share their experiences of the channel with their BBM contacts.
BBM Channels attributes:
Create a channel
Create, edit and publish instantly, and there are no limits to the number of followers you can have in your channel. Firmly handle your channel from either a BlackBerry Smartphone or the
BBM Channels contains a carousel that allows you find out new channels. You can share channel invites in a BBM chat and people can be invited or added using the channel’s QR code or PIN.
View profiles for every BBM Channel you come to a decision to follow.
Subscribing to a channel permits the channel holder to send you well-timed and appropriate updates, offering the subscriber immediate access to your deals, news, events or anything you would like to communicate. Subscribers can opt to receive notices when new posts are accessible.
Take part and engage in discussions with your darling people or communities by “Commenting” and “Liking” posts from channels you subscribe to. Channel holders have the choice to openly chat one-on-one with a subscriber.
Effortlessly make use of incorporated measuring tools to evaluate and monitor follower interaction and engagement.
BBM with BBM Channels is at the moment accessible in beta for BlackBerry(R) 10 Smartphone’s, in addition to BlackBerry Smartphone’s using BlackBerry(R) 5 OS through 7.1. For BlackBerry OS users (i), BBM Channels is part of the latest BBM version 8, which as well offers superior navigation tools, with tabbed viewing for fast and simple access to chats, contacts, groups, up to date updates and BBM Channels. What’s more, it permits the alternative to share your improved profile information with BBM contacts or in invitations.