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14 Apps That Completely Disrupted Their Industries

14 APPS THAT COMPLETELY DISRUPTED THEIR INDUSTRIES Mobile is evolving the way brands interact with their customers, and apps play a huge role in this disruption. These game-changing apps have forever altered their industries, and today, we're paying homage to them. DINING GrubHub & Seamless How They Rocked Our World: Apps like Seamless and GrubHub revolutionized the online food delivery process, enabling customers to browse menus, add discount codes, and order dinner, all with just a few taps. No more arguing over who picks up the phone to order pizza at lam. TAXI & TRANSPORTATION Über How it Rocked our World: Uber replaced the antiquated and largely reviled taxi system with a tech-savvy service boasting virtual payments, driver reviews, trip cost estimates, and more. GPS NAVIGATION & MAPS Google Maps & Waze How it Rocked our World: Mobile phones became our 24/7 personal navigators, making even the latest GPS units and maps obsolete. BANKING $20 TOOT2 Venmo How it Rocked our World: Say goodbye to bill-splitting and writing checks – Venmo allows you to slip friends money through your mobile device. FITNESS 3.16 32:45 Runkeeper How it Rocked our World: Exercise apps haven't just given us deep data about our runs and workouts-they've also made exercising fun and, in some cases, have made it into a game. BOOKS Kindle & Audible How it Rocked our World: Kindle and Audible birthed books into the 21st century, allowing us to carry hundreds of hardcovers within our digital devices. FINANCE APPL +.5 GOd TSLA HURS Robinhood How it Rocked our World: Robinhood lets you trade stocks, completely commission-free, via a mobile app. Take that greedy King John. DATING Tinder How it Rocked our World: With apps like Tinder and OKCupid, suddenly thousands of potential mates are just a few clicks away. In today's digital era there's no room for serendipity-just personality match data. PHOTOGRAPHY Instagram How it Rocked our World: With Instagram, anyone can feel like a professional photographer, no expensive DSLR equipment required. MUSIC Led Zeppelin II Spotify How it Rocked our World: Spotify provides free streaming music, anywhere, anytime-and it's been more than enough to send the record producers running for the hills. COMMUNICATION / NEWS The Tines Twitter How it Rocked our World: Twitter forever changed the way news is broken and covered, making anyone capable of breaking the hottest stories. Localytics www.localytics.com imit Orde

14 Apps That Completely Disrupted Their Industries

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There are over 1.5 million apps in the App Store, and most of them are largely forgettable- but not all. As mobile evolves the way brands interact with their customers, apps play a huge role in th...

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