Google kept over a million bad apps out of the Play Store last year

On Wednesday, Google posted a blog discussing the steps it has been taking to continue protecting Android users from interacting with bad apps and bad developers. And Google Play Protect continues to scan billions of installed apps on billions of devices every day to protect Android users from getting mixed up in malware and other … Read more

Disney Reaches 196 Million Total Streaming Subscribers, Led by Disney+

Netflix’s stock took a nosedive last month after the streamer added fewer subscribers than anticipated last quarter, but its biggest rival, Disney+, isn’t seeing the same kind of slowdown in subscribe growth. Streaming service Disney+ added 11.8 million subscribers in its first fiscal quarter of the year, and now has 129.8 million global subscribers, Disney…

Landing Page Best Practices To Land A Million Views

  Landing page best practices aims to convert website visitors into leads and collect contact information in a form. A homepage with a form on it cannot be counted as a landing page as it serves other purposes as well. We’ve all clicked through ads that look interesting or when we need more information. But … Read more

Nearly 1,000 App Publishers Earned $1 Million for the First Time in 2021

As global consumer spending in mobile apps is projected to again reach new heights in 2021, Sensor Tower Store Intelligence data reveals that the number of publishers seeing their first $1 million or more in annual net income this year has nearly doubled since 2016. Slightly more than 900 publishers worldwide are projected to surpass … Read more

European Retail App Downloads Will Reach 187 Million in Q1 2022

The surge in mobile commerce (m-commerce) over the past two years has helped retail apps to become one of the fastest-growing categories in Europe, and 2021 represented a period of especially strong year-over-year growth. Sensor Tower’s State of Retail Apps in Europe report, available now as a free download, contains insights for Europe’s top mobile … Read more

VeVe Collectibles Leads NFT Trading Space on Mobile with More than $100 Million in Consumer Spending

The blockchain has continued heating up this year—in Q1 2021, cryptocurrency and investing apps saw adoption more than triple month-over-month in the United States, and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have made headlines in recent months with their multi-million-dollar price tags. Sensor Tower’s latest analysis of emerging trends uses Store Intelligence data to reveal that VeVe Collectibles … Read more

PUBG Mobile Surpasses $7 Billion in Lifetime Revenue, Generating an Average $8.1 Million Per Day in 2021

PUBG Mobile from Tencent has surpassed $7 billion in worldwide lifetime player spending across the App Store and Google Play following a recording quarter in Q3 2021, Sensor Tower Store Intelligence data shows. So far this year, PUBG Mobile, combined with player spending from the Chinese localization of the title, Game for Peace, has accumulated … Read more

Magic Awakened Breaks Past $200 Million as Franchise Celebrates 20 Years Since First Film Release

Harry Potter: Magic Awakened from NetEase has generated more than $228 million in less than two months since its limited launch in select Asian countries on September 9, 2021, Sensor Tower Store Intelligence data shows. This month the Harry Potter franchise celebrates 20 years since the release of Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone–also known … Read more

Pocket Camp Crosses $250 Million in Lifetime Player Spending

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp from Nintendo has surpassed $250 million in lifetime player spending worldwide across the App Store and Google Play, Sensor Tower Store Intelligence data shows. Following its 2017 release, the title’s best year ever came in 2020, due in part to the launch of Animal Crossing: New Horizons on the Nintendo Switch … Read more

Monthly Mobile Shopping Category Installs in India Reached 113 Million in October 2021

Although 2020 brought a surge in online shopping, that pace has slowed in 2021. Ahead of this year’s holiday season, Sensor Tower and MAAS took a look at key e-commerce trends in India and Southeast Asia. Average monthly active users (MAU) among the top 10 shopping apps were up roughly 40 percent by Q2 2021 … Read more