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This Week in Apps - Lots of Upside Down

#148 - Native vs non-native app development, VR's new record, Gas goes to Discord, Snapchat's new record, and more!


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Snapchat Hits New App Revenue Milestone in December

I looked at the revenue of Snapchat, the in-app purchase Snap is using to (finally) monetize its app by offering early...


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This Week in Apps - Slowing Down

#147 - Fewer apps shipped in 2022, Twitter's revenue is still growing, Disney's back, buying cars, and more.


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Twitter's App Revenue Grew a Whopping 1,829% in 2022

December is behind us, which means it's time to continue the tradition and look at Twitter's app revenue. Although re...


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This Week in Apps - 2023 Will Be Big

#146 - Is Facebook Still relevant? Who's beating Tinder? How much did Lensa AI make while going viral? That and more in this week's roundup.


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Who's Still Downloading Facebook?

Is Facebook still a thing? If I had a penny for every time someone asked me that I'd be a lot of pennies richer... Bu...


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This Week in Apps - Ending the Year with a Bang!

#145 - Streaming apps up 16% in 2022, Temu's on millions of devices, Uber, CapcCut, and more!


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CapCut Crosses 2M Daily Downloads – Most Ever!

CapCut is on fire the last few weeks! I talked about it a few weeks ago when its downloads doubled, but this week it c...


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The Numbers Behind Elon's Blue Check Are...

I've been looking at Twitter's mobile revenue ever since Blue came out last year, but it really kicked into high gear ...


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This Week in Apps - Remember These Trends?

#144 - This week's roundup includes AI art apps, which is having a moment, a look at BeReal and Wordle! the hottest trends from earlier this year, and new all-time highs from Peloton and Etsy.


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Is BeReal Going to Be Gone Like Clubhouse?

One of the biggest trends this year was the rise of BeReal, a silly-simple togetherness app (for lack of a better word...


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Does Anyone Still Care About Snapchat+?

A few months ago, Snapchat rolled out its first attempt at monetizing without ads. Snapchat took the App Store by stor...


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This Week in Apps - The Top of the Top!

#143 - This week we're looking at the most downloaded and highest-earning apps and games, all at the same time. And Snapchat.


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This Week in Apps - It's All a Streaming Game

#141 - Disney's got a big hit, Hive tries to replace Twitter, Walmart's big Black Friday, and the hottest shopping apps.


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Move Aside Mastodon, there's a New Twitter Replacer in Town

Leaving Twitter is all the rage these days. My entire timeline is full of people saying goodbye to the platform they'r...


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This Week in Apps - That's a Real Trend!

#140 - Twitter earns a million in three days, the highest-earning apps and games, Klarna's loss, and more!


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The Day Twitter Blue Finally Made Real Money

A lot is going on at and with Twitter right now. There are lots of opinions out there, all of which I will ignore and ...


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This Week in Apps - Looking for Stability?

#139 - Gas is making money, the most downloaded apps and games, and the rise of cheap shopping (again).


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Which Social Platforms Grew the Most In the Last Few Years? Not Snapchat...

A lot has changed for social platforms over the last few years, and the trend is clearly visible when looking at downl...


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Gas, the Overnight Sensation, is Actually Making Money

I've been following Gas, an anonymous messaging app for kids I expected to disappear as quickly as it appeared. But I ...


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This Week in Apps #138 - Everyone's Breaking Records!

Twitter's revenue grew in October, Mastodon's downloads rose after Elon's takeover, Taylor Swift broke the App Store, and more!


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Twitter's App Revenue Grew in October, But...

October is behind us, which means it's time to take a look at Twitter's in-app revenue. This month is a bit special - ...


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Mastodon Sees Downloads Soar After Elon Took Twitter

Elon's takeover of Twitter prompted some users to look for an alternative. While there isn't a true replacement for Tw...


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This Week in Apps #137 - Mixed Signals

NFTs are making a comeback, Snapchat's revenue isn't exciting, the Mac App Store, and more.


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