Get ready everyone! All new BBM with tons of new features and upgrades is coming. The fastest growing and most secured cross platform messaging system from BlackBerry unveils the next big thing to offer you with features like live sharing location with friends, 100 new emoticons to express more, BBM Voice free calling and BBM Channels for Android and iPhone.

This new version of BBM is said to be launched in 2014 and beta testers will be getting their programs eventually. In fact, BlackBerry starts to roll out the new updates for BlackBerry testers today featuring changes & additions below. The beta isn’t available for everyone. It’s a close program with warning for 10.2.1 leaked OS users.

New Features Available in this Release:

  • Faster, easier ways to share pics, voice notes, files and attachments from Dropbox. Even allow BBM contacts to view your location for a limited time.
  • We’ve made it easier than ever to find friends on BBM with suggested contacts
  • Over 100 new emoticons to help you make your point
  • Make your group a little larger. BBM Groups now allow you to have up to 50 participants (formerly 30)
  • Worried about spamming your contacts? You’ll now be able to block 3rd party apps from automatically updating your status.
  • Please Note: Upgrading to latest BBM may trigger BBM setup and delete any open 1-to-1 and multi person chats. Check out all of the known issues here.