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Bluesky is Open to All - Will it Dethrone X?

About a year ago, a new competitor to X launched in private beta. On Tuesday, this competitor emerged out of beta and is...


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Reddit Wants to IPO - But Is Reddit Still Relevant?

News emerged last week that forum platform Reddit is seeking a public offering. If you've been following the news about...


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Twitter's Revenue Crossed a Big Milestone in December

December is behind us which means it's time to check in on Twitter's mobile revenue, a monthly series I started back in ...


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X's Mobile Revenue Grew 261% in 2023

2023 has been nothing less than chaos for Twitter, which goes by X now but all the old-timers like me just can't not cal...


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Snapchat's Mobile Revenue Crossed a Big Milestone

When Snapchat's paid subscription went live I said no one would pay to be a beta tester. More than a year later, Snapcha...


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Threads Is Outpacing X in Downloads Right Now

Threads, Instagram's response to Twitter (aka X, but I still call it Twitter), has seen downloads nearly double over the...


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Amo Used a Proven Growth Hack and It Backfired

Social apps have a pretty quot;standardquot; growth hack that's not that user-friendly but is pretty much rocket fuel fo...


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Lapse Loses Momentum as Downloads Drop 70%

Over the last few years, multiple apps have tried to take on Instagram by offering a quot;newquot; way to social media. ...


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Wrapped - Was the Most Downloaded App in the US Just a Scam?

An app catapulted to the top of the App Store last week and then disappeared abruptly. Fast risers aren't new, but abrup...


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X's (aka. Twitter's) Mobile Revenue Grew 829% Since Elon's Takeover

October is behind us, which means it's time to check in on X's (aka. Twitter's) mobile revenue, a monthly series I start...


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Snapchat+ Takes a Big Hit in September

September wasn't the bestest of months for apps that monetize the younger crowed. I'm mainly talking about games here, b...


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TikTok's Lemon8 Can't Seem to Get Traction in the US

TikTok seems like the giant that can't fail anymore. It seems to constantly be in the news for something not-so-great, y...


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Is Twitter's Rebrand Losing the Platform Money?

September is behind us which means it's time to check in on X's (aka Twitter's) revenue, and unlike most of my previous ...


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Telegram Turns 10 and Revenue is... Stagnating. And Instagram. And Discord.

Telegram, the messaging app that promises privacy first, has seen demand growing massively over the last few years. It a...


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Bluesky Just Hit 2,000,000 App Downloads

Say what you will about Twitter/X, there's nothing else like it out there. But Bluesky is trying, and bit by bit, is gro...


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Is Threads Still a Threat to X - Here are the Numbers

After being the most downloaded app in the App Store and Google Play for several days and breaking download records, Thr...


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Downloads Are Down 99.8% Since Peak for This App, And It's Not Threads!

A lot of attention has been given to Threads, Meta's Twitter (aka X) clone that came and went in a social media spectacl...


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Snapchat's In-App Revenue Grew Double Digits in August

Snapchat, Snap's now year-old in-app revenue stream, has hit its highest month of revenue in August, up more than 12 mon...


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Twitter's First Full Month as X is Also Its Highest in Mobile Revenue

August is behind us which means it's time to check in on Twitter's, I mean, X's revenue. August was X's first full mont...


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Is Pinterest Still Growing?

If you've ever been down the rabbit hole of wedding plans, recipe ideas, or DIY projects, you've probably encountered Pi...


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X (FKA Twitter) Has a Big Discovery Problem

Twitter is no more. It's now X. Well, almost! Twitter Lite, an Android app from Twitter that's targeted mainly at India...


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July was X's (aka Twitter) Highest Month of Mobile Revenue

Bye bye birdie... Twitter is now X and I can feel the difference. But that won't stop me from continuing the monthly tr...


This Week in Apps

This Week in Apps - Growing Fast

#174 - Pokemon Sleep just launched and is already the leader of its category, which country produces more mobile games, Monopoly Go's amazing revenue growth, and more!


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TikTok is Testing a New Music Service - Should Spotify be Concerned?

Surprise surprise, TikTok is getting into the music streaming business! Earlier this month, ByteDance soft launched Tik...


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