Fake Blackberry Messenger App For Android Resurfaces, Avoid It
Whether you want it or not, Blackberry Messenger
will soon arrive to the Android platform. If you are
eagerly awaiting its release, be careful, as scammers
seem to be lurking in the shadow just waiting to fool
you into downloading their fake apps.
Just a few months ago, an app claiming to be an
official BBM application arrived to the Play Store
scamming quite a few folks before it was finally
pulled. Now BBM App by BBM Android has shown
up in the Play Store, and looks to be the same (or a
Bottom-line, this isn’t an official Blackberry app or
even a working alternative. It should be avoided,
simple as that.
What’s really interesting here is right in the
description it says, “Due to Blackberry pulling this
app, I have created an app to get the real app.” So
right in the description we learn this is an app
designed to download another app.
That right there should be enough to make you run
clear in the other direction. If that’s not enough to
deter you, the the app already has over fifty 1-star
ratings and costs $1.50.
Most of the user complaints say the app never makes
it past a white screen or says it will download the
“real” app, but this process seems to fail or the app
doesn’t do anything at all. Bottom-line, this isn’t an
official Blackberry app or even a working alternative.
It should be avoided, simple as that.
When the official BBM app does arrive, we’ll be sure
to let you know!
Posted By K2I