View Poll Results: Will you be using BBM on iOS?

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  • Yes!

    9 36.00%
  • I'll give it a try, not sure if I will fully switch to it.

    8 32.00%
  • Nope.

    8 32.00%
  1. taz323's Avatar
    Nobody has a cross platform messaging app as good as BBM. It will become standard IMO. Its more featured than imessage, display pics etc.
    It's not even out yet, and knowing BB it will be a stripped down version.
    05-18-2013 07:56 PM
  2. taz323's Avatar
    You all will download and use bbm you'll see. Imessage is garbage compared. I've been a iphone and android user but no cross platform messaging app or imessage even comes close. Yes Ios is superior right now but you have to admit bbm is pretty slick. Don't hate. It's a free download
    Doubtful
    05-18-2013 08:00 PM
  3. theKHMERboy's Avatar
    I don't know it all depends but I don't think I will be I'll just stick to my txt and iMessage
    05-21-2013 06:03 PM
  4. Mr.Willie's Avatar
    Last month when I still had a BlackBerry I only had one acquaintance on BBM. I didn't use it when I had a BB, why should I use it when I don't ?

    It's not even out yet, and knowing BB it will randomly restart throughout the day.
    Fixed that for you to make it more accurate.
    GingerSnapsBack and taz323 like this.
    05-21-2013 06:48 PM
  5. taz323's Avatar
    Last month when I still had a BlackBerry I only had one acquaintance on BBM. I didn't use it when I had a BB, why should I use it when I don't ?



    Fixed that for you to make it more accurate.
    Thank you
    05-21-2013 06:54 PM
  6. GingerSnapsBack's Avatar
    You all will download and use bbm you'll see. Imessage is garbage compared. I've been a iphone and android user but no cross platform messaging app or imessage even comes close. Yes Ios is superior right now but you have to admit bbm is pretty slick. Don't hate. It's a free download
    No. Actually I won't. Free or not I doubt I use it.
    05-21-2013 07:07 PM
  7. Mr.Willie's Avatar
    Nobody has a cross platform messaging app as good as BBM. It will become standard IMO. Its more featured than imessage, display pics etc.
    I use Voxer. It's just like talking on the phone almost. Wife and I have it on our iPads and I have it on my One. My adult children have it on whatever they are using at the time. Last time I checked, like most things it wasn't available on BB. And BBM is not a cross platform messaging app. At least not yet.
    05-21-2013 07:26 PM
  8. DStLouis's Avatar
    I don't see BBM being any different than when I had it when I was a BB user and for the memories I had with it and the battery drain and constant on, For these reasons I will stick with the native iMessage - SMS service. I have no need for two different message services to serve my needs.
    That's funny ... You don't see any need for two different services ...that's because you did not know what BBM capacities are.

    In short, BBM is the most efficient instant messaging platform including group chat (that you should know), voice conversation, and now video conversation (newbies on OS10) all that with various integrated features (easy file transfer, screen sharing....) all that at no communication charges.
    Its like merging iMessage, FaceTime apps + adding group chat, voice conversation, ++ extra features all seamlessly integrated within the same apps ...and definitively more stable then any other cross platform app.
    Think about it, you will now only have one message services to serve all your needs and more.
    05-22-2013 01:15 AM
  9. kilcher's Avatar
    So... Does BBM work like iMessage in that other people don't have to have it and it'll default to SMS? If so I'll probably use it, never tried it but it looks nice and people seem to love it. If not, and I can only communicate w/ people who have BBM then I won't have much use for it.
    05-22-2013 12:52 PM
  10. GingerSnapsBack's Avatar
    So... Does BBM work like iMessage in that other people don't have to have it and it'll default to SMS? If so I'll probably use it, never tried it but it looks nice and people seem to love it. If not, and I can only communicate w/ people who have BBM then I won't have much use for it.
    ​It doesn't work that way on the BBs so I doubt it works that way over cross platform messaging.
    taz323 and kilcher like this.
    05-23-2013 08:08 AM
  11. John Yester's Avatar
    Nope I will not use it.
    05-23-2013 10:46 AM
  12. pkcable's Avatar
    I for sure will use it on my mini!
    05-23-2013 11:55 AM
  13. HartfordWhalers's Avatar
    Last month when I still had a BlackBerry I only had one acquaintance on BBM. I didn't use it when I had a BB, why should I use it when I don't ?



    Fixed that for you to make it more accurate.
    Wow you're so clever!...this thread is pointless. Like asking BB users if they'd use iMessage if it were cross platform. Some will some won't. If you can't look at stuff objectively these barbs at BB are childish.
    pkcable likes this.
    05-26-2013 09:30 AM
  14. Fausty82's Avatar
    Wow you're so clever!...this thread is pointless. Like asking BB users if they'd use iMessage if it were cross platform. Some will some won't. If you can't look at stuff objectively these barbs at BB are childish.
    Do you mean like the way some blackberry fans are now trolling the iPhone boards and spewing their venom?

    However, I do agree that the constant picking and trolling are childish...
    taz323 and GingerSnapsBack like this.
    05-26-2013 10:00 AM
  15. eve6er69's Avatar
    I still own a BlackBerry. And I know of a lot of old BlackBerry people that are dying to try it out. They know the security crap that goes along with most 3rd party apps. Security is the 1 place where BlackBerry is not lacking in.

    Sent from my game boy color
    06-01-2013 12:09 AM
  16. pommie82's Avatar
    Personally i have no call for it at all because i have no contacts on BBM so it wouldn't need to use it at all really.


    Sent from my iPad mini using Tapatalk HD
    06-01-2013 12:26 AM
  17. Ipheuria's Avatar
    I will try it always like to try new apps. It will depend how good it is, battery drain, etc whether I will keep using it. It will also depend what kind of features they put in like if it works with SMS, etc. If it's just yet another app I don't think it will last long on my devices.
    06-04-2013 03:11 PM
  18. Tatperson's Avatar
    Probably, some of my friends are still on BlackBerry and I do plan on getting a Z10 to play around with.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk 2
    06-05-2013 06:09 AM
  19. John Yester's Avatar
    Not many voted on the poll..... Hmmmmmmm
    06-05-2013 07:45 AM
  20. Ipheuria's Avatar
    Not many voted on the poll..... Hmmmmmmm
    I wanted to vote but just saw the thread yesterday figured the poll was closed.
    06-05-2013 08:43 AM
  21. jakea95's Avatar
    When's it being released ? Any date yet? I will have a go.
    06-10-2013 07:16 AM
  22. ForgWorm's Avatar
    I will, used to be a BlackBerry user. Glad that BBM is finally going to be available on both ios and android.
    06-10-2013 09:20 AM
  23. BParker4381's Avatar
    I will. I had a Blackberry device and that is the main thing that I miss is the BBM.
    07-02-2013 03:02 AM
  24. davidliu's Avatar
    Never used a BB before but i got plenty of friends & acquaintances who use it.
    So i will give it a try if its free
    By the way whats the latest news on this? Any release date yet?
    07-02-2013 04:24 AM
  25. qbnkelt's Avatar
    Hello everyone,
    If you visit CrackBerry you may know me, I am a pretty active poster there and I wanted to collect some data. (The poll will expire in 2 weeks from today 15/05/2013.)
    I would like to know if you guys are going to be using BBM now that it is going cross-platform.
    I realize this may not be the most accurate place to post this thread, however, I thought that this would be the best place to put it to get results.
    Thanks.

    ahhhhhdangnabbitted luck......I only say this today.

    OK, I'm from CB too. And YES, I will DEFINITELY use it. Right now I've got one single contact who will not use WhatsApp on his BlackBerry so I'm forced to carry my BlackBerry. If I had BBM on my iPhone and my SGIII I could carry one device when I've got a craving to use a device other than a BlackBerry. It will be very convenient for the sake of effortless switching back and forth.
    07-02-2013 06:19 AM
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