Top Free Android Apps July (USA)

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SimilarWeb, the leader in digital measurement, has released their July App Index for free Android apps in America. SimilarWeb’s app index is a ranking of apps within a market by the volume of usage. The proprietary ranking is calculated from the percentage of phones that have the app installed, the number of sessions per user, and average session duration.   App stability is common amongst top free Android apps, and this month was no exception. As with the majority of top apps in this … Continue reading

Part 3 – The Evolving Data Story Around Wikipedia

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The story so far: In a post and follow-up blog post this week we observed that Wikipedia desktop visits from search (as a measure of traffic volume) had fallen from an estimated 2.5Bn per month in March to just 2.0Bn visits per month in July. Our assumptions included a couple of hypotheses. One hypothesis was that the reason for this significant drop in traffic from search was the result of recent changes in the way Google surfaces Wikipedia related information … Continue reading

SimilarWeb Knows How to Have Fun: Mind-Blowing Company Trip to 5 Star Hotel

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Recently we introduced a new category to our blog, called Life at SimilarWeb – which is devoted to our employees and their experiences.   In our second post, we want to illustrate just how highly we think of our team – which is why we took them on an amazing getaway.   This is the company trip to blow all other company trips right out of the water (pun intended).  2 months ago we took all our 175 employees – … Continue reading

Top Paid Android Apps July (India)

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SimilarWeb, the leader in digital measurement, has just released their July App Index for paid Android apps. SimilarWeb’s app index is a ranking of apps within a market by the volume of usage. The proprietary ranking is calculated from the percentage of phones that have the app installed, the number of sessions per user, and average session duration.   Last week, India was the country analyzed for top free Android apps. This week SimilarWeb analyzed top paid Android apps for India. Both top apps … Continue reading

7 E-Commerce Sites Killing it On Social Media

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These days, companies realize the importance of getting their message out on social media to consumers. With so many social networks to use, how do you know ones will be best for your brand?   SimilarWeb looked at U.S. social metrics of different e-commerce companies over the last 6 months (February – July, 2015). Here’s a look at seven ecommerce websites that are killing it on social.       Etsy Brooklyn-based Etsy is a global online marketplace where people … Continue reading

Top Free Android Apps July 2015 (India)

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SimilarWeb, the leader in digital measurement, has just released their July App Index for paid Android apps. SimilarWeb’s app index is a ranking of apps within a market by the volume of usage. The proprietary ranking is calculated from the percentage of phones that have the app installed, the number of sessions per user, and average session duration.   This week, India was the country analyzed for top free Android apps in July. Continuing with the trend from previous months, Whatsapp is still the … Continue reading

SimilarWeb’s Most Popular Posts of Summer

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At the end of 2014, we did a roundup of our most popular blog posts, followed by a post on positive new beginnings with our leading blog posts for the New Year. Now we’re more than halfway through the year, we’re happy to say that 2015 is proving to be a really great year for us. We’ve posted about our many exciting accomplishments, our new features and the awards we’ve received. We’ve regaled you with data-driven insights on upcoming market … Continue reading

Top Paid Android Apps July 2015 (UK, Germany and France)

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SimilarWeb, the leader in digital measurement, has just released their July App Index for paid Android apps. SimilarWeb’s app index is a ranking of apps within a market by the volume of usage. The proprietary ranking is calculated from the percentage of phones that have the app installed, the number of sessions per user, and average session duration.   Just a few days prior, SimilarWeb published their app index ranking for the top free Android apps in the UK, Germany and France. This post … Continue reading

Google steals over 550 million clicks from Wikipedia in 6 months

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Mobile and desktop data show that Wikipedia’s Web traffic dropped significantly over the last six (6) months. In my last post, I discussed Wikipedia’s loss of more than 250 Million desktop organic search visits between April and June 2015. Now I’d like to go deeper and share with you data from the last six (6) months. Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales states that there is a traffic drop to Wikipedia from Google, but contends that it is a long-term issue, and not a … Continue reading

Zzzzzzz! These Boring Apps Will Put You to Sleep

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The app world is saturated with hundreds of thousands of apps spanning a wide variety of categories, from texting apps to fitness trackers, phone security to social gaming. And then there are those apps that are so strange or obscure that you may wonder, “how did someone come up with that?” or an every better question, “why???” We’ve recently stumbled upon a few apps that are a fun mix of totally off the wall weird and boring. Some are just … Continue reading