1. TgeekB's Avatar
    BBM has over 100 million downloads in google play, not really losing it

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    How many are actually using it?
    neoberry99 and Witmen like this.
    05-10-16 06:47 PM
  2. Ronindan's Avatar
    How many are actually using it?
    Not a lot.
    05-10-16 07:50 PM
  3. Bbnivende's Avatar
    Too late except in Nigeria, Indonesia, South Africa and places like Jamaica.
    05-10-16 08:12 PM
  4. david7saad's Avatar
    Not a lot.
    Not a lot in US, yes.
    05-10-16 09:09 PM
  5. Ronindan's Avatar
    Not a lot in US, yes.
    actually not a lot in the world.
    05-10-16 09:10 PM
  6. anon(1723145)'s Avatar
    My BBM app just sits there

    The only BBM contacts I have use BlackBerry's and that's not many people. When I ask my friends on iPhone and Android to download it laugh at me.

    Posted via CB10
    05-10-16 09:33 PM
  7. david7saad's Avatar
    actually not a lot in the world.
    When you compare it with whatssap, you'll say that. I can say Line, kik, wechat, not a lot too in the world
    05-10-16 09:58 PM
  8. kenicolo's Avatar
    Because 2 year to late

    Posted via CB10
    05-10-16 10:04 PM
  9. BerrySoul's Avatar
    Yeah right lol.

    Posted via CB10
    05-10-16 10:43 PM
  10. BerrySoul's Avatar
    I have 41 conntacts and i use it every day lol.


    Posted via CB10
    05-10-16 10:45 PM
  11. Bbnivende's Avatar
    I have 41 conntacts and i use it every day lol.


    Posted via CB10
    What country do you live in ? if I may ask.
    05-11-16 01:18 AM
  12. MmmHmm's Avatar
    How many are actually using it?
    Don't know. As far as I know, BB no longer reports the active user numbers. The implication of that is clear.
    JeepBB likes this.
    05-11-16 01:25 AM
  13. pstrusi's Avatar
    My BBM app just sits there

    The only BBM contacts I have use BlackBerry's and that's not many people. When I ask my friends on iPhone and Android to download it laugh at me.

    Posted via CB10
    Tell them to do this trial: Make a call through BBM ( using wifi ) and compare that incredible clear crystal and simultaneous quality call against WA or any other. They will be silent wondering how is this possible :-)
    05-11-16 05:52 AM
  14. donnation's Avatar
    One of the big issues BBM has is how badly it was rolled out cross platform. I got several people to download it when it first came out to iOS and Android and it was a disaster. From not being able to sign up to messages not being sent to receiving them hours later, pretty much everyone just got rid of it.

    They gave it a chance but it was so bad they rightfully got rid of it and there is no way they'd download it again.
    05-11-16 08:27 AM
  15. Ronindan's Avatar
    Tell them to do this trial: Make a call through BBM ( using wifi ) and compare that incredible clear crystal and simultaneous quality call against WA or any other. They will be silent wondering how is this possible :-)
    Or they can download google hangouts. use it it on a pc or mac, iphone or Android phone and have excellent wifi calling (or even have a video chat if the hardware is compatible).
    05-11-16 08:42 AM
  16. anon(6038817)'s Avatar
    Or they can download google hangouts. use it it on a pc or mac, iphone or Android phone and have excellent wifi calling (or even have a video chat if the hardware is compatible).
    Or they can use any one of a dozen other apps that do the same thing. There is no shortage of them and competition is fierce.

    Posted from my  Z10 via CB10
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    05-11-16 09:34 AM
  17. DrBoomBotz's Avatar
    Tell them to do this trial: Make a call through BBM ( using wifi ) and compare that incredible clear crystal and simultaneous quality call against WA or any other. They will be silent wondering how is this possible :-)
    BBM uses amr-wb and wa uses opus. Opus is better than amr-wb. That said, most people will be able to tell that they are both better than toll quality but can't discern the difference between the two.
    pstrusi likes this.
    05-11-16 11:13 AM
  18. pstrusi's Avatar
    BBM uses amr-wb and wa uses opus. Opus is better than amr-wb. That said, most people will be able to tell that they are both better than toll quality but can't discern the difference between the two.
    Better how? for practical terms the WA call is always worse, at least is the experience of my family, friends and myself of course
    05-11-16 01:15 PM
  19. DrBoomBotz's Avatar
    Better how? for practical terms the WA call is always worse, at least is the experience of my family, friends and myself of course
    Opus is better in every way that matters.
    https://www.opus-codec.org/comparison/
    Thanks for the anecdotal evidence though.
    TgeekB and Dunt Dunt Dunt like this.
    05-11-16 01:43 PM
  20. anon(1723145)'s Avatar
    No doubt in my mind BBM is a great messaging app. Problem is - ANYTHING BlackBerry is a non-starter for most people these days.

    ClassicSQC100-3/10.3.2.858
    05-11-16 02:23 PM
  21. pstrusi's Avatar
    Opus is better in every way that matters.
    https://www.opus-codec.org/comparison/
    Thanks for the anecdotal evidence though.
    Thanks for your contribution, perhaps in theory you're right but in the practice of every day it doesn't seem so
    05-11-16 02:37 PM
  22. DrBoomBotz's Avatar
    I prefer objective facts to subjective opinions.
    But hey, knock yourself out.
    05-11-16 02:56 PM
  23. pstrusi's Avatar
    I prefer objective facts to subjective opinions.
    But hey, knock yourself out.
    Sure!! if Opus's report says so, you believe it's 100% objective
    05-11-16 03:11 PM
  24. DrBoomBotz's Avatar
    Sure!! if Opus's report says so, you believe it's 100% objective
    Pretty much.
    It would be refuted vociferously by the consortium behind amr-wb.
    Thanks for the FUD.

    I also know what my own ears tell me.
    Polt likes this.
    05-11-16 03:19 PM
  25. byex's Avatar
    There have been rumors of something called "stickers" coming to BBM that will bring It back to mainstream.
    You should create a BBM channel to display your sarcastic humour. I'm sure that will bring the users back in the millions.

    Posted via CB10
    05-11-16 03:21 PM
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