On its first day, 90,000 people downloaded WarnerMedia’s HBO Max app, according to SensorTower data. That’s far below the 4 million people who downloaded Disney+ on its first day last fall or even the 300,000 people who downloaded Quibi on its first day in April. At $15 a month, it’s not entirely a surprise that people aren’t rushing to download the new service–which is the last of the major...
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Ban It, Divest It or Regulate It? Washington Looks for an Answer to TikTok
Hi, welcome to your Weekend!Interesting dinner table discussion this week: My 13-year-old daughter, hearing about Nancy Scola’s cover story on TikTok’s war in Washington, offered her prediction for what would happen if the U.S. took the drastic step of banning the app.“Every teenager in America would refuse to come out of their rooms,” she said. “They’d be so mad. They just wouldn’t go out...
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