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Adam Blacker

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Commerce

Shopee overtakes Mercado Libre to be the top shopping app in LATAM

Adam Blacker

Sep 08, 2021

Shopee, headquartered Singapore, has become the top shopping app in Latin America. Shopee originally launched ...

Dating

Top Dating Apps for H1 2021 -- Niche dating apps growing in popularity

Adam Blacker

Aug 18, 2021

Right now, Apptopia estimates there are more people using dating apps than ever before. While downloads of the...

Travel

Parking app usage is above pre-pandemic levels

Adam Blacker

Jul 27, 2021

Parking app performance is popping. Both downloads (new installs) and monthly active users of the top parking ...

Games

App tracking transparency on iOS does not appear to impact mobile game performan...

Adam Blacker

Jul 20, 2021

Many assumed that with Apple's App Tracking Transparency going into effect, we would see a significant decline...

Games

Number of ASMR themed mobile games available for download increases for 13 conse...

Adam Blacker

Jul 14, 2021

Mobile games making use of ASMR are on the rise! The number of games ranking across iOS and Google Play with t...

Tools & Productivity

Vaccine passport apps hit 12 million downloads globally

Adam Blacker

Jul 07, 2021

Updated 07/18/21 and added two apps; CLEAR - Fast, Touchless Access and IATA Travel Pass. Clear is available g...

Fintech

Top Downloaded Digital First Banking Apps in the US for H1 2021

Adam Blacker

Jun 30, 2021

Chime was the most downloaded digital first banking app in the US in the first half of 2021, with 6.4 million ...

App Economy

Mobile app downloads explained: What this metric is good and bad at measuring

Adam Blacker

Jun 23, 2021

What is a download of a mobile app? It is a net-new install of an application on a mobile device, usually a mo...

Entertainment

HBO Max outpaces top competitors Disney+ and Netflix for mobile app downloads in...

Adam Blacker

May 26, 2021

In its first year live, the HBO Max mobile app has been installed 43M times, which is 664% more than it had be...