Nimbuzz has opened up their Messenger API through ‘Nimbuzz Chat Buddy Developer Program‘ (CBDP) launch today.
Now anyone can create a Chat Buddy program using CBDP which can be downloaded and installed within the Nimbuzz and will provide addition functionality.
Nimbuzz finally seem to have taken inspiration from many other Mobile Applications like ‘Snaptu’ and ‘Shorthand’, and trying to catch up with them, as right now functionality of Nimbuzz is restricted to Chatting and Calling only.
This Chat Buddy program will allow other companies and developers to create their custom utilities/applications which they can distribute on Nimbuzz.
Nimbuzz users can download and install these Chat Buddy Apps as per their interest and enhance the existing features of Nimbuzz.
To start with Nimbuzz has got few initial Chat Buddy Apps ready, you can check existing Chat buddies –
- IBNLive for news update
- Cricbuzz for live cricket update
- Twitter for tweeting from within Nimbuzz
- Vantagetrade for stock updates
- Wikipedia for ready-information
- Youtube for searching & viewing videos
- IMDB for movies reviews
- Car Dekho for car prices & reviews
- Price Dekho for price comparison
- Future Dekho for astrology update