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REPORT: The State of App-ads.txt and Sellers.json 20221 min read

We’ve released a new report titled The State of App-ads.txt and Sellers.json 2022! The report addresses the growing threat of mobile ad fraud and how ad tech companies are beginning to fight back. In particular, it focuses on the rise of app-ads.txt and sellers.json, two ad fraud prevention standards developed by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB). The State of App-ads.txt and Sellers.json 2022 covers the following topics and trends: * The Rise of Mobile Advertising and Mobile Ad Fraud

Twitter Users Unfazed by Elon Musk’s $43 Billion Dollar Offer7 min read

Elon Musk wants to buy Twitter, but the social media giant has introduced a ‘poison pill’ to fend off his $43 billion offer. We’ve used our app intelligence solutions to analyze how users have responded. On April 4th, 2022, a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revealed that Elon Musk — Technoking of Tesla and CEO of SpaceX — had bought a 9.2 percent stake in Twitter, making him the largest shareholder of one of the world’s preeminent social media platforms. Ten

‘Appy Easter: The Top Scavenger Hunt Apps4 min read

Easter is just around the corner. And while you may have outgrown the egg hunts, that doesn’t mean you can’t partake in the festivities! We’ve identified the top scavenger hunt apps on Google Play and the Apple App Store. In this article, we’ll cover (click the links below to jump to the relevant sections): * The Top Scavenger Hunt Apps * Analysis of the Top Scavenger Hunt Apps * Android Downloads (January 1st, 2022 - April 10th, 2022) * iOS Downloads (January 1st, 2022 - April 10th, 2022)

Mobile App and App Market Research Strategies9 min read

We’ve written about the best market research strategies and tools for mobile apps and the mobile app market.

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The Truth Hurts: Trump’s Truth Social is Losing Steam5 min read

Donald Trump launched Truth Social on February 21st, 2022. One month later, the app appears to be on life support. We dig into the numbers.

Streaming Wars: Amazon’s $8.5B MGM Acquisition7 min read

Amazon has acquired MGM for a whopping $8.5B. So, we used our App Watchlist to check in on the ‘Streaming Wars,’ analyzing the performance of the top streaming apps.

Elon Musk’s Starlink Arrives in Ukraine8 min read

Elon Musk’s Starlink has arrived in Ukraine. Now, both the iOS and Android Starlink apps dominate the country’s top charts. We used our App Watchlist platform to dig into the details!

Circumventing Censorship: VPN Apps Soar in Russia8 min read

Following a wave of global sanctions, corporate boycotts, and draconian censorship laws, a “Digital Iron Curtain” appears to be descending across Russia. To circumvent these restrictions, many Russians have turned to VPN apps like Secure VPN, VPN Proxy Master, Turbo VPN, and Psiphon.

Mental Health Apps on the Rise7 min read

Mental health apps like BetterMe, being, Mindshine, and VOS are growing rapidly — especially in the United States. So, we leveraged the 42matters App Watchlist, our competitive app benchmarking platform, to analyze the five most popular Android and iOS mental health apps.

The Top 8 Neobank Apps in Europe8 min read

Neobank apps like N26, Vivid, Ma French Bank, neon, Orange Bank, Bnext, Tomorrow and Lunar have gained a lot of traction in Europe. So, we used our App Watchlist platform to analyze eight of the most popular EU-based neobanks.

NEW: Sellers.json File Dumps3 min read

Over the past few weeks, we’ve added a number of new features and functionalities to our products. We expanded our connected TV (CTV) file dumps with data from Google TV, added monthly active users (MAU) to the 42matters Explorer, and now we’ve launched a brand new file dump for sellers.json files!

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Google TV Stats: The Top Apps, Categories, and Publishers4 min read

Recently, we expanded our connected TV (CTV) file dumps [https://42matters.com/blog/?p=new-google-tv-file-dumps] with Google TV app intelligence. So, to show you some of the things these file dumps can do, we used them to identify the top Google TV apps, categories, publishers, and more. Here’s what we cover in this article (click the links below to jump to the relevant sections): * The Top Rated Apps on Google TV * The Most Popular Apps on Google TV * The Most Popular Categories on Google

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REPORT: The State of Connected TV (CTV) App Stores 20221 min read

We’ve released a new report, titled The State of Connected TV App Stores 2022! The report addresses the continued flourishing of the Connected TV (CTV) and over-the-top (OTT) media landscape. In particular, it focuses on five of the most popular CTV app stores: the Roku Channel Store, Apple TV tvOS App Store, Amazon Fire TV, Samsung Smart TV Apps, and LG Content Store. The State of Connected TV (CTV) App Stores 2022 covers the following topics and trends: * CTV App Growth Rate Trends * The

These 6 Grocery Delivery Apps Raised $5.5 Billion9 min read

The food and grocery delivery apps DoorDash, getir, Gopuff, Gorillas, JOKR, and Buyk have raised $5.5 billion from venture capitalists since 2020. So, we used our app intelligence solutions to peek under their hoods. Over the last couple years, 15-minute grocery delivery apps have raised billions of dollars from venture capitalists, but they’ve also raised quite a few skeptical eyebrows [https://www.wsj.com/articles/fast-grocery-delivery-cant-make-fast-money-11641904381] . Indeed, enticing as

The Fastest Growing NFT Apps14 min read

This article is not meant to be interpreted as investment advice. Cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens (NFT) can be extremely volatile and one invests in them at their own risk. Non-fungible tokens (NFT) are taking the crypto world by storm. In this article, we introduce you to the world of NFTs. We also reveal the fastest growing NFT apps on Google Play, leveraging our mobile app intelligence solutions to identify the most popular crypto exchange apps, crypto wallet apps, mobile NFT market

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