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Blackberry Messenger (BBM) is an instant messaging (IM) application that can be downloaded from the Internet for Blackberry smartphones and, as of 2013, for iPhone and Android. BBM messages are delivered using the Internet and employ the PIN system, in which users must share PIN numbers to communicate.
BBM provides easy multitasking with many built-in application features, allowing users to chat or share content while using the application. Although Blackberry's device sales have fallen dramatically, many BBM users agree that its instant messaging application is one of the best.
BBM provides dual and simultaneous application use. For example, users may view sports scores while messaging friends, or even compete in digital games while chatting. A BBM profile feed displays links and even game scores on demand.
BBM allows users to:
Some of the disadvantages of BBM include: