Search4BBM launched its service in June 2011 and crossed the 1M active user mark by mid 2012.
After that point its fortunes dipped, as you’d expect — in step with declining usage of Black Berry’s own platform.
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“After the BBM launch for i OS and Android we instantly saw the users coming back to use BBM,” he adds.Black Berry hardware may be languishing unloved on warehouse shelves but the company formerly known as RIM’s long-in-the-tooth mobile messaging client, BBM, ain’t dead yet.Indeed, it’s enjoying a bit of revival — firstly because the company (finally) released it on rivals’ platforms (Android and i OS) where many a former Black Berry user ended up.All of which is good news if you’re the app maker of a directory style app for BBM. When we last wrote about the app, just over a year ago, we described it as “a 411 / Yellow Pages” style system for BBM private users and BBM businesses.It basically lets people locate others on the BBM network, which uses a pincode system to link chatters to each other (ergo, you need a BBM user’s Pin to send a connection request so you also need a Pincode directory to unlock potential new BBM buddies).And secondly because, well, mobile messaging as a space is on fire — tipped by analysts for mass adoption next year and a doubling of its global user-base from 1BN to 2BN by year’s end.