BBM 6.0.1

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It looks like BBM v6.0.1 finally made its way through beta as has been made available today. The BlackBerry Blog has posted that the new version is available for download and includes plenty of new BBM goodies to keep the masses happy. Updates to version 6.0.1 include:

  • Explore BBM-connected Apps - BBM users will now be able to pull up "Explore BBM-connected Apps" from a menu in the BBM Contacts screen. This action is designed to automate a BlackBerry App World storefront search for "BBM" by redirecting users to a list of up to 25 of the most popular BBM-connected apps available.
  • Sharing App content with your BBM Contacts is easier - Many BBM users have told us that they love sharing app content with their BBM friends who use the same app, but they also wanted to share content with their BBM friends who don't have the app. BBM v6.0.1 is designed so that you can now share app-specific content with your BBM contacts regardless of whether your contact has the app installed.
  • Include BBM v5.0 users in application invites - Now you can include even more friends in the fun! You can now invite BBM v5.0 & BBM v6.0 contacts to join in the fun and share BBM-connected app experiences. Your BBM v5.0 contacts will be prompted to download BBM v6.0 in order to access BBM-connected apps. For users new to BBM v6.0 and BBM-connected apps, here's a quick rundown of some benefits to upgrading (make sure to read our BBM 6: Apps Made Social blog post for more information).

If you're not seeing the update in BlackBerry App World, just keep checking as it's not yet showing for everyone. Head to the BlackBerry Blog for more.

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