1. draculito's Avatar
    Compared to competition like WhatsApp, Telegram or Viber?
    10-11-18 02:12 PM
  2. Elephant_Canyon's Avatar
    Not very secure.
    draculito likes this.
    10-11-18 02:14 PM
  3. conite's Avatar
    Compared to competition like WhatsApp, Telegram or Viber?
    BBM is really the only remaining consumer messaging app that does not have end to end encryption.
    draculito and asiayeah like this.
    10-11-18 02:57 PM
  4. draculito's Avatar
    BBM is really the only remaining consumer messaging app that does not have end to end encryption.
    LOL, how the world's first real messenger turned into Indonesian spam platform.
    CrackPriv likes this.
    10-11-18 03:28 PM
  5. conite's Avatar
    LOL, how the world's first real messenger turned into Indonesian spam platform.
    It wasn't made cross-platform before the likes of WhatsApp and Messenger got footholds.
    10-11-18 03:58 PM
  6. baruman's Avatar
    It's very secure in that there is nobody left using it...
    pgg101, JECE and nevilleadaniels like this.
    10-12-18 06:04 PM
  7. chain13's Avatar
    Notch secure at all (if you're using the free version)
    10-13-18 09:17 AM
  8. thurask's Avatar
    BBM is really the only remaining consumer messaging app that does not have end to end encryption.
    Oh, no, it has end to end, just behind an idiot tax paid subscription.
    conite likes this.
    10-13-18 11:16 AM
  9. Munchkinguy's Avatar
    I'm willing to pay a subscription for security. WhatsApp used to charge a dollar per year, and I was fine with that. But Blackberry wants you to sign up for a workplace-based enterprise service, with a signed contract and whatnot.

    Posted via CB10
    11-05-18 10:18 AM
  10. Eugen Unson's Avatar
    It maybe secure because I think few are using it..

    Posted via CB10
    11-07-18 06:54 PM
  11. elfabio80's Avatar
    By passing from the slogan "the smart in the phone", BB (giving the BBM license to Emtek) could use the slogan "the spam in the phone". Lol!!

    The fact that BB is making hard (at least here in Germany) to subscribe a license for BBM enterprise (but I am not an enterprise), shows how Chen and his board have no idea on how monetize. Why they do not allow easily to get a subscription? They could monetize much more....

    Posted via CB10
    11-13-18 08:11 AM
  12. conite's Avatar
    By passing from the slogan "the smart in the phone", BB (giving the BBM license to Emtek) could use the slogan "the spam in the phone". Lol!!

    The fact that BB is making hard (at least here in Germany) to subscribe a license for BBM enterprise (but I am not an enterprise), shows how Chen and his board have no idea on how monetize. Why they do not allow easily to get a subscription? They could monetize much more....

    Posted via CB10
    Because BBM Enterprise is marketed to their UEM clients, and it's not worth peddling to individual consumers. That segment doesn't generate an acceptable ROI.

    BlackBerry is a software BUSINESS.
    11-13-18 08:38 AM
  13. thurask's Avatar
    The fact that BB is making hard (at least here in Germany) to subscribe a license for BBM enterprise (but I am not an enterprise), shows how Chen and his board have no idea on how monetize. Why they do not allow easily to get a subscription? They could monetize much more...
    You've answered your own question there. BlackBerry Ltd's in-house (i.e. not licensed) product lineup has no consumer-facing manifestations, instead being directly targeted to large businesses (UEM, BBM Enterprise), or is at best a bullet point on some other brand's packaging ("secure" manufacturing, in-car). If there was a market large enough to warrant making their products marketable to anyone without "Chief *something* Officer" in their job title, then there wouldn't be this discussion.
    11-13-18 09:53 AM
  14. elfabio80's Avatar
    You've answered your own question there. BlackBerry Ltd's in-house (i.e. not licensed) product lineup has no consumer-facing manifestations, instead being directly targeted to large businesses (UEM, BBM Enterprise), or is at best a bullet point on some other brand's packaging ("secure" manufacturing, in-car). If there was a market large enough to warrant making their products marketable to anyone without "Chief *something* Officer" in their job title, then there wouldn't be this discussion.
    Thurask, in a separated thread people are complaining on how hard is it to get a subscription to BBM enterprise....so BB is missing opportunities and potential customers.

    Nobody gave a.... about WhatsApp and Telegram many years ago. I was using BBM daily and BB lost an opportunity to provide a secure encrypted app.... what a pity!! They could have generated also incomes.... If BB raised some money with the stupid stickers, why not with a customers approach with BBM? Just my 2 cents mate!

    Posted via CB10
    CrackPriv likes this.
    11-14-18 02:28 AM
  15. conite's Avatar
    Thurask, in a separated thread people are complaining on how hard is it to get a subscription to BBM enterprise....so BB is missing opportunities and potential customers.
    Insufficient ROI from the consumer space.
    11-14-18 07:04 AM

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