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Adam Blacker

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Social app of the moment, BeReal, grows users 315% YTD

Adam Blacker

Apr 04, 2022

BeReal is a social/photo app you designed to share your authentic life with close friends. Year-to-date, its m...


HBO Max & Discovery+: the whole may be greater than the sum of their parts

Adam Blacker

Mar 29, 2022

As you probably heard, Discovery and WarnerMedia are merging, which means streaming services HBO Max and Disco...


Sneaker apps continue to grow in popularity

Adam Blacker

Mar 21, 2022

The sneaker app market has witnessed a massive uptick since the summer of 2020, with both monthly downloads an...


Digital Currencies 2022 Playbook

Adam Blacker

Mar 17, 2022

Globally, demand for crypto apps has exploded, with new installs of the top 20 apps (wallets & exchanges) ...


Where public equity investors could have used Apptopia data for Q4 2021 earnings

Adam Blacker

Mar 16, 2022

Apptopia’s mobile app data enables investors to identify leading indicators and trend shifts in tickers, weeks...


Personal Finance App MAUs Climb to All-Time High

Adam Blacker

Mar 10, 2022

Monthly active users of the top personal financial tracking and budgeting apps in the United States have hit a...

Food & Dining

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

Adam Blacker

Mar 08, 2022

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

News & Reference

High demand for information out of Ukraine from news apps

Adam Blacker

Feb 28, 2022

News app downloads are spiking in the United States as people tune into Russia's war on Ukrainian sovereignty....


The Winter Olympics + Super Bowl Propel Peacock TV Past 50 Million Installs

Adam Blacker

Feb 21, 2022

After launching in July 2020, Comcast's Peacock TV has been installed on 50 million mobile devices and generat...