It might take as much as 24 hours to propagate by way of the servers, relying in your area.
One word to take from the Press Launch is that it states the Timed Messages and Message Retraction options shall be a premium paid function sooner or later. It is going to be free for everybody over the subsequent three months, after which "unrestricted entry to those options will turn into a part of a broader bundle of options that might be provided as a part of a BBM subscription".
The replace is not fairly displaying for me but however do hold checking over the subsequent 24 hours.
BBM Introduces New Privateness and Management Options Providing Artistic Methods to Chat and Share
WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 31, 2014) - BlackBerry Restricted (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSX:BB), a worldwide chief in cellular communications, at the moment introduced that it has launched a number of new options for BBM™, providing customers new methods to talk and share with extra privateness and management over their communications.
On the core of the BBM expertise is privateness and management. These two notions are extra necessary in the present day than ever earlier than as individuals are in search of easy methods to assist guard towards their messages moving into the flawed arms or being seen by anybody aside from the meant recipient. New options for BBM launched right now allow customers to speak with extra discretion and freedom. Options launched at this time embrace:
- Timed Messages(i): By setting a timer you possibly can management how lengthy messages and footage you share with contacts might be seen inside BBM. The message is hidden till the recipient touches and holds on the chat. Then, as soon as the timer has expired (or if the recipient takes their finger off the display), the message is not seen. The consumer additionally receives a notification if BBM detects that the recipient has taken a screenshot of the picture or message.
- Message Retraction(ii): Customers can now retract their message to take away it from their BBM chat earlier than it has been learn by the recipient or after it has been learn in order that it's not seen inside the BBM chat.
- Excessive High quality Picture Switch: When a consumer receives an image in BBM, they will shortly request an HD model to benefit from the picture in full element.
- Quicker Sticker Choice: It's now simpler for customers to browse BBM Stickers and shortly add them to their chats.
- Uncover New Music: See what music BBM contacts are listening to and present others what songs you are enjoying. iPhone customers can faucet the track and be taken to iTunes for a fast and seamless buy.
"These new enhancements to BBM have been extremely requested so we're excited to be delivering them to customers at the moment," stated John Sims, President International Enterprise Providers at BlackBerry. "These capabilities will permit our customers to be extra artistic in how they ship their messages whereas additionally being assured that their content material is stored personal and seen solely by its meant recipient."
Timed Messages and Message Retraction are premium options that shall be out there free and with out restriction to BBM customers over the subsequent three months. After this time, unrestricted entry to those options will turn out to be a part of a broader bundle of options that can be provided as a part of a BBM subscription.
At this time's announcement underscores the dedication to creating BBM a world class privateness-targeted prompt messaging software. New options can be found for obtain over the subsequent couple of days for BlackBerry 10 smartphones, iPhones and Android smartphones by putting in the newest BBM replace in BlackBerry World, Apple App Retailer and Google Play. For extra info, go to the Inside BlackBerry Weblog and take a look at new BBM movies on the BlackBerry Youtube Channel.
Launched in 2005, BBM set the usual for cellular messaging and continues to drive innovation in messaging and personal social networking. In the present day, BBM is likely one of the largest personal social cellular networks, driving actual, lively conversations. Clients love BBM for its privateness, controls and immediacy with Delivered and Learn statuses and message-in-progress notices.
A worldwide chief in cellular communications, BlackBerry® revolutionized the cellular business when it was launched in 1999. At present, BlackBerry goals to encourage the success of our tens of millions of consumers around the globe by constantly pushing the boundaries of cellular experiences. Based in 1984 and based mostly in Waterloo, Ontario, BlackBerry operates workplaces in North America, Europe, Center East and Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America. The Firm trades underneath the ticker symbols "BB" on the Toronto Inventory Change and "BBRY" on the NASDAQ. For extra info, go to www.BlackBerry.com.
(i) Whereas the timed message function is designed to take away the message or image from the recipient's BBM chat view, it doesn't forestall recipients from capturing a picture of the content material by taking a screenshot or utilizing a picture seize gadget. (ii) Retracting a message after it has been learn by the recipient will take away the message from the BBM chat view, however won't have an effect on copies of the message that the recipient might have made previous to the message being retracted.