BlackBerry users don’t like Netflix and their policy to keep its mobile client out of the Canadian company’s new platform. Few unofficial apps found their way to the BlackBerry World, but were promptly pulled after the video streaming/rental service complained.
To make things worse, Netflix has iterated that it won’t support BlackBerry 10 because its user base isn’t large enough to justify the investment needed to port the app to the new platform.
The company’s CEO, who used to be a BlackBerry user himself and has switched to the iPhone in the meantime, will rather “wait and see” until BlackBerry 10 reaches the tipping point.
Some BlackBerry users don’t like how this sounds, hence they’re organizing a Netflix boycott. This post at CrackBerry forums hopes to get as many BB10 users on board as possible, making Netflix pay for its decision. In fact, they hope that the decision to avoid developing a BlackBerry 10 app will cost the company “millions of dollars in revenue loss.” Now we have to see whether there’s enough BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 users for Netflix to notice…