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Here’s the Trump fans’ new favorite app – without “censorship”

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SvD Näringsliv

This analysis was first published in SvD Näringsliv, in Swedish, on November 22, 2020. Censorship. Oppression of opinion. Freedom of speech. The American right does not mince words after Twitter started marking inaccuracies from Donald Trump. As a counterforce, a new wave of radical social networks is emerging – with its own rules that better suit their opinions. Should social networks allow untruths on their platforms? This issue has been topical and hotly debated for several […]

8 out of 10 top apps make no money through the app stores

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Just before the new year, Nielsen published a list of the top smartphone apps of 2016. The list is based on average unique users which is a way of measuring, although it would have a hard time scaling to a longer list due to the lack of data (the sample is 9,000 panelists). Nielsen image, with my highlighting on the right. More interesting is the ownership of the apps and their respective business models. There are […]