Friday, 21 February 2014

Not using BBM? BlackBerry hopes that stickers will make you start

Not using BBM? BlackBerry hopes that stickers will make you start
Feb 21st 2014, 17:46, by Jacob Kastrenakes


The best feature that an instant messaging app can have is all of your friends using its service. The second best, arguably, is stickers. Taking advantage of the surprising popularity of these oversized emoticons, BlackBerry is beginning to add stickers into BBM. Sticker packs with names like "CosCat," "Gilbert’s Tales," and "Bubble Bot" will be sold directly within the app and contain around 20 to 25 images apiece. Some sticker packs may be available for free as well, including one that reworks existing BBM emoticons for the larger new medium.
BlackBerry says that BBM stickers are entering a limited beta today, but doesn't say how you'll be able to join in or when they'll roll out to everyone. BBM also recently added a number of...
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