Rodriguez reports, “The company tweeted from its @BlackBerry account ‘Fill in the blank: BlackBerry helps me ________.’”
MacDailyNews Take: Uh oh. Amateur Hour hasn’t quite ended, yet.
Rodriguez reports, “However, many of the people who responded didn’t find BlackBerry too helpful. ‘Realize how thankful I am for my #iPhone,’ said one user, in one of the tamest yet worst responses RIM could have received… Mentions of the iPhone showed up in various iterations as a response to the campaign, which RIM actually paid Twitter to promote. Among the iPhone mentions were: ‘Appreciate my iPhone,’ ‘Realise (sic) that I want an iPhone,’ ‘Blackberry helps me be thankful for my iPhone,’ and last but not least, ‘@BlackBerry Helps me ENVY … my friends with iPhones!’”
“‘Helps me by… laying off 5000 awesome people that I can hire. #riskytwittercampaigns,’ said another user, highlighting RIM’s recent woes,” Rodriguez reports.
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MacDailyNews Take: Well now, that went even better than expected.
Hey, have some respect for the walking dead, you people!
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "TheloniousMac" for the heads up.]