RIM’s PR company sent over some interesting facts regarding BlackBerry Messenger during the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Over the past month, RIM saw a huge jump in traffic during significant events during the World Cup as fans shared their moments over BBM.
For example, during a thrilling World Cup final between the Netherlands and Spain on Sunday at Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg, Spanish International and FC Barcelona Midfielder Andrés Iniesta scored the winning goal only three minutes before the end of extra-time, which as the lone goal of the match crowned Spain Champions of the tournament. At the time of this exciting goal, that was viewed around the world, BlackBerry Messenger traffic increased immediately by 280% as virtual communities of fans shared their reactions through BBM.
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