RIM May be Linked to the 'Wake Up' Anti-Apple Campaign

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  1. dgstorm

    dgstorm Editor in Chief Staff Member Premium Member

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    And the plot thickens... Apparently there is a new twist in the entertaining story about the anti-Apple flash-mob/protestors ad campaign called "Wake Up" that we shared with you last week. At first, many publications "assumed" the ad campaing was from Samsung. There were a number of different reasons why this made sense, but as we later reported, it turned out that Samsung likely didn't having anything to do with it. They came forward on Friday and adamantly denied having sponsored it in any way.

    Since then, some new details have emerged from some sleuthing. Here is a quote with the new "plot twist":

    If this turns out to be accurate, then it would easily qualify as another case of "the pot calling the kettle black." Although one could easily argue there are consumers out there who need to "Wake Up" and realize there are great alternatives to iOS, RIM really isn't the one who should be pointing that finger. With the distance they have fallen over the past year and a half (or more), they are the ones who need to wake up their upper management before the ship sinks completely. Fancy advertising campaigns won't do that.

    Source: SlashGear
     
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    ZzZzzzz.... whhhaaa.... Okay im up. *looks around" "Still no blackberry 10 devices.... why did you wake me up??" *looks at android phone* "Suddenly it all makes sense, Samsung paid blackberry to pay the protesters to say makeup to a random apple store"
     
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    Wait...RIM had enough money to organize that display?!
     
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    If anyone needs to "wake up," it's Research in Motion
     
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    Oh yeah. Internationally, RIM is freaking huge.

    My friend went back to visit Indonesia, and she said she found a slew of Blackberry stores.

    Yeah, stores that sell nothing but Blackberry stuff.
     
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    Blackberry is not dead, but they certainly have been handed their hat here in the states. Abroad however, it's a different story. Rim still has a good following.
     
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    RIM Blackberry devices are horrible. I work for Sprint and have to activate these retarded phones. It takes the phone 10 minutes to reboot on a good day! :blink: And manually programming isn't an option so you have to update the profile which 9 out of 10 times fails! :mad: RIM should change their name to RIP and should just curl up and die.


    *sorry, had a long and trying day at work* :icon_ devil:
     
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    I consider sprint horrible.. ijs...