Competition for instant messaging services is getting tougher considering now it can be easily found on the market. Losing competitiveness with other services, Blackberry closed the Blackberry Messenger (BBM).
The consumer version of Blackberry Messenger (BBM) will be turned off on May 31, 2019. Before the date, users can download photos, videos and files but cannot export Contact, Sticker, and Feeds.
BBM offers a refund for Sticker but not for BBMoji. Meanwhile, reward balances are alleged to be collected before May 20.
Emtek, a company that partners with BlackBery in 2016 to run a consumer version of the messaging application, said in a blog post, the technology industry was very fluid. Despite, substantial efforts, users have moved to other platforms.
“We pour out our hearts to make this happen, and we are proud of what we have built up to now,” Emtek said as reported by Cnet on Saturday (4/20/2019).
Now Blackberry closed it’s messenger
BlackBerry Chief Marketing Officer Mark Wilson said, even though the company was disappointed, BBM users would not be able to continue using their devices without a secure messaging platform. Users can now go to the Play Store to download