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Adam Blacker

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Food & Dining

Fast food and membership club apps are benefiting from inflation more than other...

Adam Blacker

Jun 28, 2022

If you've been paying attention to the news, we've been hearing a lot about inflation and recession. A quick l...

Travel

Car rental apps reach new heights, grow MAUs 19% YoY

Adam Blacker

Jun 23, 2022

Even with gas prices rising, people have the travel bug. New installs and monthly active users of car rental a...

Tools & Productivity

Job search apps have more engagement than ever, remote work of high interest

Adam Blacker

Jun 15, 2022

Combining the DAUs of the top seven job search apps have been hitting new monthly highs since March of this ye...

Food & Dining

Top QSR apps in the U.S. for May 2022 by Downloads

Adam Blacker

Jun 14, 2022

The original article is posted at QSR Magazine, where I write a monthly column.

Product

10 Most installed push messaging SDKs in May 2022

Adam Blacker

Jun 13, 2022

Across Google Play and the App Store, Google's Firebase Cloud Messaging SDK led all push messaging SDK install...

Food & Dining

Ultra fast delivery app installs have grown 127% YoY, more than meal or grocery ...

Adam Blacker

May 25, 2022

Global downloads of the top 10 ultra fast delivery apps have grown 127%, year-over-year in Q1. With a more gra...

Fintech

Attention on Robinhood in early 2021 led to increased competition for retail inv...

Adam Blacker

May 24, 2022

The r/wallstreetbets and "meme stock" news cycle in late January 2021 was a coming out party for retail invest...

Investing

The number of Web3 apps available for download is growing almost 5x faster in 20...

Adam Blacker

May 18, 2022

The number of apps describing themselves and/or marketing themselves as "web3" is growing. Apptopia data indic...

Entertainment

Tubi's secret weapon in the streaming wars is anime

Adam Blacker

May 16, 2022

We released the BRAG Index this week, a measure of 'Brand Relative App Growth' created in partnership with Dig...