The End Is Near for Mobile Apps

How we went from “there’s an app for that” to “meh, do we really need one?”

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The vision was that, one day, every legal entity would have its own mobile app.

1. We can only put up with about 50–100 apps on our phones.

2. Apps must fulfill a frequent, functional purpose instead of just providing information.

Would you install so much different software on your laptop or PC?

3. Smaller apps will become part of social media and mobile wallet ecosystems.

WeChat mobile wallet, official accounts and mini-programs

4. Even successful native apps will consolidate.

The End is Near for Mobile Apps — Part 2

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