BlackBerry Messenger vs. iMessage

Yesterday, we gave you all a head to-head look at BlackBerry Messenger vs. iMessage. Where it was meant to be a quick look at things we never really got to show off some of the additional settings and user customizable options for each of the messaging applications instead, we concentrated on just the general functionality of each. Today, we're going to break it down a little bit more and do a comparison of sorts and let you all decide on which you'd rather use.

 Key Features of BlackBerry Messenger:

  • Send and receive messages with unlimited character length. 
  • Choose your own BBM display picture.
  • Get real-time confirmations when messages are delivered and read.
  • Add your contacts by scanning barcodes or sharing PINs.
  • Reveal the music that’s playing on your smartphone.
  • Share photos, videos, location information, contact info, and more with multiple contacts at once or in a group chat.

 Key features of iMessage:

  • Share photos, and videos with multiple contacts at once.
  • Get real-time confirmations when messages are delivered and read.
  • Integrated email and Facetime functions.
After checking out the video highlights and list of features above, go ahead and sound off in the comments about your thoughts and let us know which you would prefer to use more on a daily basis -- BlackBerry Messenger with it's long list of additional features, so long in fact you can't fit them all into one video or is iMessage winning your hearts with its minimal design, easy layout and straight forward approach to getting the message out?

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