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Pokemon Go is more popular in the U.S. than Tinder

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Released last week, the game is now only available in the US, Australia and New Zealand. (NYSE:TWTR) in total number of daily active users.

Just a week ago when the Pokemon Go was launched, the game commands more mindshare for each users than apps like WhatsApp or Snapchat.

Within a day of its launch, Pokémon Go was downloaded onto more Android phones than the popular dating app Tinder.

Of course, the question is whether that momentum can be sustained beyond the initial interest an whether users will pay for in-app purchases in the free game so the games makers can capitalise on the wave of interest. As addictive as the game is, Philadelphia police are warning Pokemon Go users to be aware of their surroundings and not make themselves targets.

Pokémon Go, an augmented reality (AR), free-to-play, hide-and-seek mobile game that utilizes Global Positioning System, went live this past week and quickly jumped to the top of the download and revenue charts.

The Pokemon Go on iPhone and Android phones has insane features that you need to know for sure.

To successfully capture creatures, you need to leave them at the vacant Gyms that resemble your city or town. The legitimate application that has been often linked to by media outlets has a hash of 8bf2b0865bef06906cd854492dece202482c04ce9c5e881e02d2b6235661ab67, although it is possible that there are updated versions already released. The malicious APK has a SHA256 hash of 15db22fd7d961f4d4bd96052024d353b3ff4bd135835d2644d94d74c925af3c4.

On an iOS device you can download the app by altering the region settings on your device.

"If nothing else, Pokşmon GO has shown that there are "dormant" Nintendo fans eager to trial its content for smartphones", Deutsche Bank analysts said in a note.

According to some calculations, Pokemon Go will have to generate between $140 and $196 million each month in order to have a significant impact on profits.

Gamers are advised to be careful when downloading software from third-party app stores. Then, you can move the app to your home page and get GO'ing!

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