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Telegram Turns on Subscriptions – But Will They Pay?

Telegram, the messaging tool that became indispensable during the war in Ukraine, decided it was time to start making ...


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This Week in Apps #118 - Making a Comeback or Going Away?

Anonymous messaging is back, Netflix pushes its games, crypto lost its allure, Etsy, Uber, and Lyft jump.


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Is Anonymous Messaging Making a Comeback?

This week, an app by the name of NGL ascended to the top of the App Store in the US. Much like the overnight successes...


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Private Messaging App Signal Grows 782% in Russia

I've worked with a few journalists this week to help them with content for their stories, which meant keeping my mind ...


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This Week in Apps #84 - Can't Stop Won't Stop

Growth is a wondeful thing, and one country seems to be the source of a lot of it. That, and more, in this week's roundup.


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This Week in Apps #82 - It's All in the Timing...

Facebook is having a really bad week. Not Telegram, though.


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When Facebook Went Down Telegram Went Up. Waaay Up!

Facebook's fleet went down this week for a few hours. As surreal as that may sound, one's misfortune is another's fort...


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Happy Birthday Mario Kart Tour!

Mario Kart Tour turned two a few weeks ago, prompting me to take a look at how it's been doing. In short, just okay....


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The (House)Party is Over...

Houseparty, the "face-to-face social network" that blew up during lockdowns last year, is now officially dead. Last mo...


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AppLovin Absorbs MoPub, Takes Aim at Facebook

I usually focus on trends in apps and games, but once in a while, a service provider makes a move I see as pivotal, an...


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Home Improvement is (Also) Going Mobile!

When you're stuck at home all day, you start to see all the things you said you'd fix or improve. And after you stare ...


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This Week in Apps #50 - Google, HBO, Facebook, MLB, and that Other App

This week we take a closer look at HBO Max's growth, spring training's impact on MLB's revenue, voice-assistant wars, and more.


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This Week in Apps #47 - Clubhouse, Uber, WhatsApp, Peacock, and AppLovin

As Robinhood fades from the news (but not top apps) Clubhouse is what people are now talking about


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This Week in Apps #45 - Getting Back to Normal

TikTok's got new rivals, so does WhatsApp. And the fading case of Among Us!