BlackBerry's BBM had 5 million downloads in 8 hours

They may not be good at making phones, running a business, promoting apps, or staying in the smartphone market, but people seem to love their instant messaging service.

BlackBerry’s BBM instant messenger service landed on Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android operating systems on Monday and the company says the app has already been downloaded 5 million times.

The company announced the achievement in a Twitter post that alerted the “next 5 million” people that their turn to download the app was at hand.

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