BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) Adds Sticker Feature on BBM

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) keeps improving BlackBerry Messenger or BBM, its popular instant-messaging service. Last week, the Canadian smartphone maker released several features to provide users more ways to chat, share experience, content, or photos on BBM. This time the company added stickers on BBM.

According to Sean Hungerford, head of product management for BBM, BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) added stickers to make chatting more fun. The stickers are available on the new BBM Shop.

In a blog post, Hungerford wrote, “Unlike emoticons, stickers are bolder, more beautiful images that you can add right in to your chat. Stickers are downloaded in packs available for purchase from the new BBM Shop – found right inside BBM.”

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) is offering 20-25 stickers related to a theme or character in every pack. Some of the characters include CosCar, Gilbert’s Tales, Bubble Bot among others. The company is also offering a free BBM stocker pack to users included with their favorite emoticons. The company started its limited external beta for stickers and the new BBM Shop today.

The Canadian smartphone manufacturer recently released some other great features for BBM including the BBM voice, which allows users to make free calls to any BBM contact anywhere around the world using a Wi-Fi or data connection and BBM channels enables users to chat about topics based on their interests by joining certain channels such as entertainment, sports, fashion, cars, etc.

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) also added location sharing powered by Glympse, drop box integration, new emotions as well as pictures, voice notes, attachments and other. All these features were released in the new BBM 2.0.

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) has more than 80 million monthly active users (MAUs) across Android, iPhone and BlackBerry smartphones. It is the leading free app in 35 countries on Google Play and in 107 countries on AppStore SM. Many enterprises are choosing BBM to drive mobile collaboration