Google Pay shoots to top of Apple's App Store by giving users $21
Google’s digital wallet app is suddenly super popular, probably because the company is giving away money.
At one point on Wednesday, Google Pay was the most downloaded app on Apple’s App Store, above TikTok, YouTube, and Instagram, according to app analytics firm Sensor Tower. This is the first time Google Pay has reached the number one spot based on Sensor Tower’s tracking.
On Nov. 17, Sensor Tower reported 200 installs. The next day, Google Pay got a major redesign, new logo, and features like cashback rewards and group payments. It became 50 times more popular with 10,000 installs on Nov. 18 alone. Read more…