It has been long that everyone was eagerly awaited for the BBM. Now it is finally available for Android and iOS or iPhone users. Even though there are numerous messaging services available but it seems that BBM has a strong competition against WhatsApp. Then let us compare these two and find out which one is better.
BBM for privacy
If you are aiming at something that is more private then BBM is the right choice for you. When you opt for this service, you will be using a unique PIN through which you can get in touch with your contacts. This means that unless a friend has accepted your request you will not be able to contact through BBM.
If you see it different then it seems a hassle as when you use WhatsApp you are easily in touch with all on your phonebook. It is as simple as sending a message to another user.
BBM seems to have a better contact grid as compared to WhatsApp. Here you have a few chosen people to communicate with. However, with WhatsApp you will have all on your contact grid. The common factor with both the chat messengers seems to be adding your close friends and family. You can create a list on your BBM or create Favorites in your WhatsApp. gbwhatsapp
There is a distinct way these two apps behave when it comes to message delivery notification or alerts regarding it.
WhatsApp alerts you when a user is online and their last seen time. With BBM, you are not furnished such information but you will still know when another is available or busy according to their current status.
For those who like online and last seen they can opt for WhatsApp, as the information is always accurate.
BBM differs in its approach towards message delivery; you will get an R for read receipt and D for delivery status. WhatsApp gives you single tick for message sent and double for delivery.
For WhatsApp users they will only know if their message was read according to last login time or last seen time of another user.
BBM offers you with an option of PING just like poke on Facebook this feature helps you nudge another user.