Summary Consumer spending in the app economy dropped by 2% to $167 billion in 2023, according to data.ai’s “State of Mobile” report. However, downloads rose by 11%, reaching 255 billion, and usage surged 9%, hitting 4.1 trillion.
📱 OpenAI launched a free iOS app, ChatGPT, offering users access to its popular AI chatbot on the go. The app recently stormed to No. 1 on the App Store’s free apps chart, and allows people to interact with an AI assistant to answer questions without running a traditional search.