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Brawl Stars Has Been Fighting To Prove Itself Since Soft-Launch — and It's Working

Supercell has a new champion! Brawl Stars is now Supercell's biggest earner - Here's how we got here.


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WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal Are Out! China Bans Messaging Apps as Demand for VPNs Skyrockets

China is waging war on messaging apps. Not all, but the most popular ones. Late Thursday night, China asked Apple to re...


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Why is Paramount+ Shutting Down the Showtime Streaming App?

Success for a streaming app isn't a matter of luck but rather content (and looooots of marketing). That's why Max (HBO's...


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Brawl Stars Takes March - The Most Downloaded Games in the World

March is behind us which means it's time to crunch the numbers and rank the most downloaded mobile games in the world fo...


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How High Will Monopoly Go? The Highest Earning Games in the World

March was a mega month for game revenue! I crunched the numbers and ranked the biggest winners. Unlike with downloads...


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Short Drama Apps Turn Quibi’s Failure into a $146M Success in Q1, With Revenue Surging 56% Last Month Alone

Short dramas are the latest trend on the App Store and Google Play, commanding millions in consumer spending in Q1.


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ChatGPT's Mobile Revenue Trades Stagnation for Growth

Has ChatGPT's revenue hit double digits yet? Yes. Is revenue still growing? Yes! Double digits? Yes! March was a good m...


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It's Green, Grouchy, and Growing! The Highest Earning Apps in the March

March is behind us and even though it feels like we just finished analyzing February's results, which we did last week, ...


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Facebook is What??? The Most Downloaded Apps in March

This isn't an April's fool's joke - Facebook was the most downloaded app in the world in March. I crunched the numbers ...


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There are No New Apps for the Apple Vision Pro...

There's no easy way to say this but the Apple Vision Pro isn't the hit we all wanted it to be. I'm sure that'll change w...


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March was a Good Month for X

I've been analyzing Twitter's (now X's) revenue ever since Twitter Blue came out. That feels like a lifetime ago in inte...


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Hello Peacock - The Highest Earning Apps in the World

March is almost behind us, but before it goes we need to rank the highest-earning apps in February! I did that and I'm h...


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Pass Go, Collect $108M - The Highest Earning Games in the World

I crunched through every mobile game on the App Store and ranked them all by revenue in February. Here are the results:...


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Checking In - Is Telegram's Revenue Still Growing?

Telegram is one of three apps I've been following closely since they started monetizing their free users. X and Snapchat...


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Truth Social Had a Big IPO - Are the Downloads There to Back it Up?

Truth Social, Donald Trump's social network, went public this week. This is the second social media IPO in the last few ...


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Temu Relaxing Ad Spend in the US Pushed a Different Shopping App to the Top

For more than a year now, Chinese shopping app Temu held the 1 spot on the App Store's top charts. It was pushed down a ...


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Apple's Sherlocking Again - Can These Apps Survive?

Apple released a dedicated app for sports scores in February and I've been watching it closely because it sherlocks a sm...


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Is a Ban Coming? The Most Downloaded Apps in the World

TikTok is in the news again because the US, again, wants to ban it. This isn't the first time but things are looking pre...


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Snapchat's Mobile Revenue Takes a Plunge in February

Last time I looked at Snapchat's mobile revenue it was growing at an astounding rate, far surpassing X. That was back in...


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Did Hyper Casual Games Beat App Tracking Transparency? The Most Downloaded Games in the World

January is behind us, and after the upside-down it was for games, I'm very curious to see if the trend continues - if hy...


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Is ShortTV the Future of Video Streaming?

Things were busy on the App Store this week! More apps claimed the 1 position this week than in most prior weeks, which ...


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Google Rolled Out Gemini in a Weird Way

A few weeks ago, Google (finally) jumped into the AI app race after renaming its AI from Bard to Gemini. A much better n...


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Slow but Steady - Twitter's Recovery from its Abrupt Rebranding Continued in January

When Twitter became X, downloads got cut in nearly half. That's millions of downloads that are simply not happening beca...


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Downloads Slow Down in January - The Most Downloaded Apps

January is officially behind us, which means it's time to rank the most downloaded mobile apps in the world. Downloads h...


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