New BBM update brings Message Retraction, Timed Messages

BlackBerry yesterday released an update for BBM that will be appreciated by many privacy enthusiasts. The update brings in features like Message Retraction that allows users to retract their delivered message, thus saving themselves from any unintended embarrasment! Another feature that makes the cut in the new update is self-destructive Timed Messages. Similar to the… [Continue Reading]

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