Mobile Minute

Read App Annie’s perspective on how mobile is impacting current events and consumer trends. Check in weekly for our take on the latest news cycles and how mobile transformation is shaping industries around the world.

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US Consumers to Spend over 900 Million hours on Mobile Shopping Apps this Holiday Season

App Annie predicts that shoppers will spend 20% more time YoY in shopping apps this holiday season, correlating closely to US Census data showing e-commerce sales poised to approach $250 Billion in Q4 2021

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Summer Travel Spurs 20% Growth in Travel & Navigation App Downloads to Over 1.1 Billion

As consumers seek pandemic-safe travel experiences, summer 2021 sees acceleration in road trips and domestic travel.

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The Tokyo 2020 Olympics Drives Influx of Downloads on Global Streaming Apps

Streaming apps with rights to the Olympics saw up to a 13x bump in downloads during the first week of the Games

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Uber Ranked #2 Among Travel Apps Worldwide in Q1 2021 by Downloads

Popular travel and navigation apps make a comeback amid consumer excitement for summer travel.

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Mobile Minute: COVID-19 Shifts the Payment Landscape

As stores reopen, payment strategies have shifted to prioritize contactless and plan-based mobile payment options.

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Mobile Minute: Peacock TV Flies Out of the Gate With 10 Million Downloads

NBCUniversal’s Peacock TV app generated over 10 million app downloads in the US since its July 15 expansion.

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Mobile Minute: eCommerce Marketplaces Expand as COVID-19 Continues to Drive Mobile Shopping

Amidst ongoing restrictions on in-person shopping, eCommerce marketplaces and retail apps see increased traction

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Mobile Minute: Food Delivery Apps See Spikes Amid Global Coronavirus Quarantines

As consumers stockpile and adapt social distancing, grocery and food delivery apps such as Instacart, Shipt, Amazon Prime Now and Publix Delivery accelerate in downloads.

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Mobile Minute: Social Distancing Accelerates Multiplayer Mobile Gaming

As people look to stay entertained and connected with friends while social distancing, multiplayer mobile games are in high demand amidst record mobile game downloads.