BlackBerry usage share plummets to just 1% in the U.S.
Aug 16th, 2012
Research In Motion's (RIMM) BlackBerry smartphones are still used by millions of people in the United States, but the smartphone market grew so quickly over the past year that RIM's usage share has dwindled to almost nothing. Ad network Chitika recently conducted an 11-month study of RIM's usage in the U.S., and the firm released its findings to BGR on Thursday. According to the study, mobile traffic from BlackBerry devices across its network plummeted 25% between September 2011 and July 2012. RIM's smartphones and PlayBook tablet combined to account for as much as 5% of all mobile usage in the U.S. late last year but as of last month, that figure sank to just over 1%. Chitika notes that Apple's (Source: BGR News) -
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