Blackberry has announced officially that they’re shutting down It’s BBM (a messaging app in blackberry) 31st May 2019.
The BBM is a messaging app for blackberry devices. It was once the best messaging app out there.
The BBM was officially released late in 2013. In the first 8 hours of its release the app recorded 8 millions download.
Now 6 years later we just have to say goodbye to one of the best messaging app.
Though Most users of the app has already moved to other social platforms like Whatsapp, Telegram, Facebook Messenger, Instagram etc.
When interview the company has this to say:
“We are proud of what we have built to date … The technology industry however, is very fluid, and in spite of our substantial efforts, users have moved on to other platforms, while new users proved difficult to sign on,”
“Though we are sad to say goodbye, the time has come to sunset the BBM consumer service, and for us to move on.”
The company also said:
Users’ data such as photos, videos and files will be available for download before the app is shut down at the end of May, 2019.
Take note. Once the BBM service is shut down, you will not be able to open BBM on your device to see any old or new messages, or retrieve asset files.