RIM has rolled out BlackBerry Messenger (aka BBM) v188.8.131.52 today as promised. The new update brings a few nice additions along with NFC support in OS 7.1 and other perks. The main new features according to the download page are the addition of:
- Support for Animated Avatars – display pictures can now be animated!
- Enjoy a new selection of Emoticons
- Double the space to update your Personal Messages
- Customize the colour of chat bubbles for your contacts
- Simpler display picture update from the camera app – snap a picture and display it on BBM right away
Definitely worth a download though you can check the change log below: