After all, there are many alternative chat and messaging apps available.
Though the download rush has a very positive spin for Black Berry, it’s likely that a good share of users are downloading out of curiosity.
For authorities aiming to track disturbances via this technology, it presents particular problems compared to public social networks like Facebook and Twitter.
A main attraction of Kik that differentiates it from other messaging apps is its anonymity.By this time, Kik had raised a total of .5 million.On August 16, 2015, Kik received a million investment from Chinese Internet giant Tencent, the parent company of the popular Chinese messaging service We Chat.After signing-in, the BBM for i OS app assigns you a PIN in a manner similar to Black Berry Messenger on Black Berry links with the phone's unique PIN number.It's worth pointing out that if you sign-in to BBM on another device with the same Black Berry ID, it will ask you if you'd like to switch the account to the new device. You can then add friends by sharing your PIN with them via SMS, email and social networks in addition to QR codes.