BBM Gets PayPal Integration for Device-to-Device Payments

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If you are still hanging on to your BBM PIN and are a fan of that Priv thing, we have good news for you! Blackberry’s BBM got a big update today on a variety of platforms, but on Android we care about the fact that it now has PayPal integration. So, as the feature rolls out to all, you will be able to easily share funds from your PayPal account to friends. It’ll look like the image above.

Also in the update, you can subscribe to the BBM Sticker Club for use of hundreds of sticker packs and customize the font used within your BBM conversations. That’s neat.

The full list of newness across platforms is below. 

What’s new

  • Subscribe to the BBM Sticker Club to gain access to hundreds of sticker packs, with new additions provided regularly
  • Android users can re-order sticker packs to position favorites near the top for quick access.
  • Send money to BBM contacts within your BBM conversations using PayPal account integration
  • Another one for Android: Customize the font size in your BBM conversations, with pinch-to-zoom functionality
  • iOS 9 support with Quick Reply support
  • Apple Watch support
  • iOS users can now send videos as attachments within conversations.
  • View, like, and comment on group pictures and other events from within BBM Feeds.
  • Any screenshots taken during a BBM Private Chat will produce an in-chat notification
Via:  Blackberry



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