This Week in Apps

This Week in Apps

A weekly, no-fluff, data-first, recap of everything that’s interesting in mobile apps and games.

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August 13, 2022 11 min
This Week in #Apps we're looking at Clubhouse's latest announcement, Twitter's mobile revenue, Unity's love triangle, the most downloaded apps, and highest earning apps in July. ► Unity and ironSource are Merging (Episode #122) https://youtu.be/I6cY0BHPHFQ FREE Resources: ► The Mobile Download Index → https://appfigures.com/alpha/mobile-download-index ► The Mobile Revenue Index → https://appfigures.com/alpha/mobi...
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This Week in Apps I'm looking at the latest overnight success, the most downloaded and highest earning mobile games, scooter rental apps, and more!

FREE Resources: ► The Mobile Download Index → https://appfigures.com/alpha/mobile-download-index ► The Mobile Revenue Index → https://appfigures.com/alpha/mobile-revenue-index ► Top Apps (updated hourly) → https://appfigures.com/alpha/mobile-revenue-index My Tools: ► App Intelli...
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July 30, 2022 11 min
This Week in #Apps we're looking at Instagram's choice for becoming TikTok, non-native development engine popularity, why India banned Battleground Mobile, HomeDepot's massive quarter, and Paramount+. ► The Most Downloaded Apps (series) → https://appfigures.com/resources/tagged/most-downloaded FREE Resources: ► The Mobile Download Index → https://appfigures.com/alpha/mobile-download-index ► The Mobile Revenue Ind...
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July 23, 2022 10 min
This Week in #Apps we look at Snapchat's and Telegram's new paid subscriptions. One worked better than the other... And also at Amazon prime day downloads, Planet Fitness, and BeReal, which is still relevant. ► The Mobile Download Index → https://appfigures.com/alpha/mobile-download-index ► The Mobile Revenue Index → https://appfigures.com/alpha/mobile-revenue-index ► App Intelligence → https://appfigures.com/app-intellige...
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July 16, 2022 10 min
This Week in #Apps I'm looking at the numbers between the #Unity and #IronSource merger, the most downloaded and highest earning mobile games and a couple of little but interesting trends. ► The last episode #121 → https://youtu.be/k3E-TYmxSrc ► App Intelligence → https://appfigures.com/app-intelligence ► ASO Tools → https://appfigures.com/aso-tools ► Find me on Twitter → https://twitter.com/arielmichaeli ► Find me on YouTube...
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July 9, 2022 7 min
This Week in #Apps I'm looking at TikTok's reach in the US, the most downloaded and highest earning apps, Twitter's revenue growth, and how Google's doubling its downloads in one area of the store.

 

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July 2, 2022 7 min
This Week in #Apps I'm looking at how travel apps, from cars to plans, are hitting all-time highs (the numbers are massive), checking in on #clubhouse, which was 🔥 last year but isn't anymore, and looking at a massive spike of downloads for #reddit which I couldn't explain. ► App Intelligence → https://appfigures.com/app-intelligence ► ASO Tools → https://appfigures.com/aso-tools ► Find me on Twitter → https://...
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June 25, 2022 7 min
This Week in #Apps we're looking at how much money the latest overnight success is making, whether BeReal can be a real platform, Amazon's attempt at exclusive content, and the highest earning apps and games last month. ► App Intelligence for Everyone → https://appfigures.com/app-intelligence ► My ASO Tools → https://appfigures.com/aso-tools ► Find me on Twitter → https://twitter.com/arielmichaeli ► Find me on YouTube → ht...
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June 18, 2022 9 min
This Week in #Apps we're looking at the latest overnight success, a milestone for Uber and Lyft, whether Netflix makes good games, crypto winter, and demand for Etsy. ► Nostalgia: This Week in Apps #4 → https://appfigures.com/resources/this-week-in-apps/20200410 ► App Intelligence for Everyone → https://appfigures.com/app-intelligence ► My ASO Tools → https://appfigures.com/aso-tools ► Find me on Twitter → https://twitter.co...
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June 12, 2022 8 min
This Week in #Apps we've got the most downloaded apps and 🕹 games, how to save money on gas, the numbers behind Diablo Immortal, and a an app that's making a surprising amount of money by taking pictures. ► Get App Intelligence → https://appfigures.com/app-intelligence ► My ASO Tools → https://appfigures.com/aso-tools ► Find me on Twitter → https://twitter.com/arielmichaeli ► Ariel on YouTube → https://youtube.com/...
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June 4, 2022 7 min
This Week in Apps I looked at Coinbase's not-so-great 2022, the numbers behind Apex Legends Mobile, Twitter's mobile revenue, Peloton's milestone, and a BIG win for Paramount+. ► Monetizing on Google Play is Hard! Here's What it Looks Like → https://appfigures.com/resources/insights/20220318/2-monetizing-on-google-play-is-hard ► Get App Intelligence → https://appfigures.com/app-intelligence ► My ASO Tools → ht...
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May 28, 2022 8 min
This Week in Apps I looked at why Wendy's is selling, a clever campaign that's taking over the App Store, the Buy Now Pay Later market, a botched campaign b Grubhub and its impact on downloads, and a simple trend I didn't exactly expect... ► Get App Intelligence → https://appfigures.com/app-intelligence ► My ASO Tools → https://appfigures.com/aso-tools ► Me on Twitter → @arielmichaeli #news #apps #mobile #insights...
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May 21, 2022 10 min
This Week in Apps I looked at the "other" Wordle, which was recently acquired by AppLovin, the new reality for Airbnb, the fall of Twitch, the impact of Bumble's price change, and whether VPNs are still in demand in Russia. ► Airbnb Beat COVID, Sets a New Daily Downloads → High https://appfigures.com/resources/insights/20220429?f=5 ► VPN Apps Save Millions from Censorship in Russia → https://appfigures.com/resource...
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May 14, 2022 7 min
This Week in Apps I looked at Twitter's MRR and how close it is to Elon's goal, the most downloaded apps and games, remote jobs, and another IRL app that's beating COVID. ► Work @ Appfigures → https://appfigures.com/jobs ► The highest earning apps and games → https://youtu.be/wJspdt5kEw4 ► App Intelligence → https://appfigures.com/app-intelligence ► ASO Tools → https://appfigures.com/aso-tools ► Me on Twitter → ...
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May 7, 2022 7 min
This Week in Apps I looked at the streamer that's rarely talked about, the impact of free food for downloads, the highest earning apps and games, and Johnny Depp's impact on downloads of one app. ► App Intelligence → https://appfigures.com/app-intelligence ► ASO Tools → https://appfigures.com/aso-tools ► Me on Twitter → @arielmichaeli #news #apps #mobile #insights #intelligence
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April 30, 2022 6 min
This Week in Apps I looked at Trump's Truth Social App Store takeover, whether Twitter's downloads are shrinking, Apple's threat to wipe a ton of app, dating app revenue, and an update about COVID and IRL. ► App Intelligence → https://appfigures.com/app-intelligence ► ASO Tools → https://appfigures.com/aso-tools ► Me on Twitter → @arielmichaeli #news #apps #mobile #insights #intelligence
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April 23, 2022 8 min

This Week in Apps I looked at Facebook's slide on the App Store, why Netflix's stock is down 35%, Tesla's best month of downloads, BeReal's App Store takeover, and SHEIN's growth.

 

► App Intelligence → https://appfigures.com/app-intelligence ► ASO Tools → https://appfigures.com/aso-tools ► Me on Twitter → @arielmichaeli

 

#news #apps #mobile #insights #intelligence
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April 16, 2022 8 min
This Week in Apps I ranked the highest-earning apps and games, where everyone's making more money. I also looked at the launch of CNN+ and why it needs to rethink itself, the most downloaded app in the US right now, and the hundreds of millions of dollars TikTok is trying to erase.

 

► App Intelligence → https://appfigures.com/app-intelligence ► ASO Tools → https://appfigures.com/aso-tools ► Me on Twitter → @arielmichae...

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April 9, 2022 6 min
A bunch of interesting things happened this week! My highlights include HBO Max merging with discovery+, Reddit tripling downloads, hyper-casual season, Instagram's predicament, and how Indeed beat COVID.   Which is your favorite?

 

► Variety: HBO Max Chief Andy Forssell Exits WarnerMedia Ahead of Discovery Merger Close → https://variety.com/2022/tv/news/hbo-max-chief-andy-forssell-exits-warnermedia-1235225798/

 

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This Week in Apps - The "other" Wordle, Twitter’s mobile revenue, another viral success, mobile payments, and Ukraine.   ► How Duolingo Is Responding to Crisis In Ukraine https://blog.duolingo.com/duolingo-statement-ukraine/ ► [Upcoming] Live ASO Checkup for your apps and games + Q&A: https://youtu.be/nZhO_nk1l9U ► Get App Intelligence: https://appfigures.com/app-intelligence ► Get ASO Tools: https://appfigures.co...
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