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This video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Chief Technology Officer Jeremy Phillips discusses topics around the investing world.

The CTO of CBS recently asked whether 2012 was the year of the "app-ocolypse" and posted some remarkable stats on the decline of consumer app usage by month. Jeremy suggests that Zynga's nine-figure acquisition of OMGPOP was a bad move because of the relative fickleness of app users. He then tells investors how to successfully invest in app-market trends.

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At the time this article was published Jeremy Phillips has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple and Google.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendApple and Google. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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