BBM vs Line

BBM is the best way to connect and share instant messages, pictures and more for free, in real time. BlackBerry offers a family of products that brings together the core strengths of BBM with features and capabilities aimed at enterprises. The new eBBM Suite works with BlackBerry smartphones and the BlackBerry enterprise solution.
Mobile messenger app with various stickers and free voice & video call over 3G/4G & Wi-Fi.
Comparing BBM vs Line is like comparing apples to oranges. Because your business is unique and nobody except you can decide, which is better for your company. But we can add some fun to your research and suggest some new comparison parameters.

Let's start with videos. We think that BBM has better video than Line

Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like BBM has more user-friendly interface than Line because it's bigger. At least on our screenshots

To compare the popularity of the solutions we counted how many alternatives people search for each of them on the Internet. And it turns out that Line is more popular than BBM

Now let's look at the recent activities of our competitors:

- Messenger Line introduced bots (in 2016)
- Messenger Line now allows to create group calls with up to 200 friends (in 2016)
- Messenger Line adds end-to-end encryption (in 2015)
- Messenger Line intoruced Launcher app for Android (in 2015)
- Messenger Line launches business version (in 2015)
- Line acquired online payment service WebPay (in 2015)
- BBM gets web-conferencing feature (in 2014)
- BlackBerry adds self-destructing messages to BBM (in 2014)
- BlackBerry launching an encrypted version of BBM (in 2014)
- Business IM added to BlackBerry mix (in 2003)

Looks like Line was recently more active than BBM (at least in our news).