BBM alternatives

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.

Here are the latest news about BBM:

2014 BBM gets web-conferencing feature

BlackBerry is rolling out a new enterprise-focused feature for its mobile messaging solution: BBM Meetings. It's a voice and video teleconferencing solution that will be available on Android, BB10, Windows PC and Mac (iOS support is coming soon) that lets you start or schedule a virtual meeting on the fly from BBM chats. Invitees can be attended via BBM or email, and the meetings are synced up to your device’s calendar automatically. You can also present from either your mobile device or desktop, sharing your entire screen, a presentation, or a specific document. The BBM Meetings can support up to 25 participants at a time, with HD video. BBM Meetings will cost you $12.50 per host per month (attendees can participate for free).

2014 BlackBerry adds self-destructing messages to BBM

2014 BlackBerry launching an encrypted version of BBM

2003 Business IM added to BlackBerry mix