Research In Motion has announced that its MySpace program for the BlackBerry has exceeded 400,000 downloads in one week.
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MySpace’s Co-Founder and CEO, Chris DeWolfe said, “We established an innovative and collaborative partnership with RIM to address a key desire of consumers to have greater mobile connectivity and interaction with their friends and the global community at large. This record shows just how much of a force in the mobile consumer space RIM and MySpace have become.”
Research In Motion’s Co-Chief Executive Officer, Jim Balsillie said, “This rapid adoption is a reflection of an evolving consumer lifestyle where social connectivity and information access are more important than ever. This powerful new mobile application combines social networking and mobility in a highly personalised and empowering manner and we are very excited to see such a positive response in the first week.”
The MySpace for BlackBerry smartphones application is fully optimised to deliver rich content and data to users on the go. MySpace for BlackBerry smartphones integrates MySpace’s primary social networking components with the BlackBerry platform to provide instant, push-based messaging to users. It is available for download at www.blackberry.com/myspace or m.myspace.com from your BlackBerry Browser.