Coinbase Global Inc’s (NASDAQ:COIN) cryptocurrency trading application has propelled itself to the top of the Apple App Store charts for the iPhone.
What Happened: Coinbase’s app, which allows people to trade cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (CRYPTO: BTC) came in first on the Top Charts list compiled by Sensor Tower, a provider of mobile app store marketing intelligence.
Crypto.com’s App was placed at number 5. Notably, the platform is running a “fortune favors the recent brave” advertising campaign featuring actor Matt Damon. Crypto.com was downloaded by 600,000 users last month, as per Sensor Tower data.
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Coinbase was also the most popular downloaded app in the United States in both 2017 and May 2021, as per Cointelegraph. Notably, both periods saw a significant cryptocurrency frenzy.
The current surge in popularity of Coinbase and Crypto.com on the app correlates with euphoria in the cryptocurrency market as well. Last week, BTC hit an all-time of $66,930.39.
On Wednesday, Shiba Inu, a meme coin hit an all-time high of $0.00008845 triggering a meme-coin war with DOGE, which has since then been spiking as well. At press time, DOGE traded 26% high at $0.30.
The current description of Coinbase lists SHIB following BTC and ETH, noted Cointelegraph.
Price Action: On Thursday, Coinbase shares closed nearly 2.4% higher at $319.13 in the regular session and fell 0.45% in the after-hours trading.