Move Over BBM; Facebook Messenger's in Town

By Sam Gibbs on at

BlackBerry Messenger gains another rival to its messaging crown with the launch of Facebook Messenger for BlackBerry. Facebook now has the top three smartphone platforms covered, with Messenger apps on iOS and Android already available.

It's a free download, lets you talk to more and more of your friends, and isn't tied to justone platform. Many apps have tried to claim the non-traditional instant message chat app space, but Facebook has the clout to actually do that, it looks like. If you're looking for more IM apps, we've got a bundle in our app battle here. [CrackBerry]