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This Week in Apps #132 - This Race Isn't Over Yet

Cash App's all-time high, Parler's back, Amazon's latest success, and more.


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Parler Is Back on Google Play with a New Business Model

Remember Parler, the social media platform that tried to compete with Twitter by allowing everyone to say anything? ...


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This Week in Apps #131 - China Takes Over the App Store

Who's using App Tracking Transparency? Why is TikTok cloning BeReal? Also, Widgets and games.


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This Week in Apps #129 - Twitter's Finally Growing (its Revenue)

Twitter's in-app revenue grew a lot in August, how many downloads is an Elon Musk tweet worth? Location tracking, banks, and more.


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Elon Musk's Tweet Gives Zero a Surge of Downloads

Earlier in the week Twitter kingmaker Elon Musk did something he hasn't done in a while. Elon helped an app get downlo...


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Twitter's Recurring Revenue Grew Double Digits in August

Speaking of Elon! August is behind us which means it's time to take a look at Twitter's in-app revenue. I've been doin...


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Trump is Driving Downloads Again, But Not to the App You'd Expect

Ex-president Donald Trump has commanded the news lately. I don't want to get into the politics of it, but I expected s...


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This Week in Apps #128 - Instagram Wants to Be Real...

Summer might be coming to a close but for BeReal things are just getting started. Also, Peacock, Bath & Body Works, Telehealth apps, and more.


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BeReal is Now Posing a Clear Threat to Instagram's Growth

Instagram is prototyping a new feature that'll ask users to take pictures at a specific time and share them with their...


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This Week in Apps #127 - It's (Almost) All About the Money

Some apps and games are seeing massive revenue growth, showing there's a lot more to come!


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It's Renewal time for Snapchat's New Subscription – Will They Renew?

Snapchat's new subscription service Snapchat has hit a critical moment in its short life renewal time. The honeymoo...


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This Week in Apps #126 - Unity's Dilemma...

Clubhouse is making a drastic change. TikTok is winning and losing at the same time. Twitter isn't growing, and more.


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Why is Clubhouse is Splitting Up?

Clubhouse, the OG audio-only social network that exploded in 2021 and started a new (but short-lived) trend, has annou...


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Twitter's In-App Revenue Rebounded in July, But Ever So Slightly...

Twitter's new hellish "normal" continued in July as Elon pulled out of the deal he fought so hard to get and Twitter's...


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This Week in Apps #124 - Was that a Mistake?

Instagram's in trouble, streaming's still a battle, React Native vs. Swift, India, and more!


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Instagram is Trying to Become TikTok, and Not Because It's Losing.

Instagram recently announced that it'll start turning all videos uploaded by users into Reels. A seemingly small but v...


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This Week in Apps #123 - But Will They Pay?

How much are Snapchat and Telegram making with their new subscriptions? Amazon's massive Prime Day, and more!


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Snapchat Turns on Subscriptions – But Will They Pay?

Snapchat did it. Last month, the folks at Snap released Snapchat, a paid subscription that does pretty much nothing. W...


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BeReal Might Just Be the Next Real Thing...

BeReal is currently the most downloaded app in the US, and it's been at that spot for quite a few days now. Long enoug...


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This Week in Apps #121 - Big Battles Ahead

TikTok is under fire, Twitter's revenue isn't growing, Google Maps and Waz are on fire, and more.


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Just How Many TikTokers Are There?

TikTok is in trouble in the US. Maybe. Probably. It's hard to tell... But in case you haven't heard, the US Senate is ...


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Twitter's In-App Revenue Grew in June, But Not By Much...

June is now behind us, and unlike the months leading up to it, June was substantially quieter for Twitter. Elon slowed...


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This Week in Apps #120 - Let's Roam Around the Cabin

Travel is big right now, and apps is where it's starting. Also, Reddit gets big downloads while Clubhouse loses most downloads.


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Demand for Car Rental Apps Hits All-Time High

Summer is finally here, and with it, something many of us have been missing for the last few years. Travel! Car rent...


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