YouTuber David Dobrik already hit 1 million downloads on his new app that makes your photos look like they were taken with a disposable camera
- David Dobrik, a YouTube star with more than 15 million subscribers, recently released a photo app called David's Disposable.
- The app is inspired by Dobrik's secondary Instagram account, where he posts photos he takes with his disposable camera, which thusly have that retro, 90s feel.
- Dobrik's app launched less than a month ago, but has already reached 1 million downloads. More than half of those downloads have come in the past two days, according to data from app analytics firm Sensor Tower.
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Popular YouTuber David Dobrik has harnessed his passionate and loyal fanbase to get his new smartphone app to hit 1 million downloads in less than a month.Dobrik recently released an app called David's Disposable, which is designed to mimic the experience of using a disposable camera - all the way from photo-taking to photo-printing. Since its launch on December 23, the Apple iOS-only app has been downloaded more than 1 million times, according to data from app analytics firm Sensor Tower. Advertisement
The app is inspired by Dobrik's secondary Instagram account, @davidsdisposable, which he uses to share photos of friends taken with a disposable camera. After only six months, the account has nearly 3 million followers.
On its surface, David's Disposable seems incredibly similar to Huji Cam, a massively popular photo-editing app that has developed a cult following among both Instagram influencers and everyday users. Both apps open to a screen that turns your phone into a green Fujifilm-style disposable camera, and apply 90s-appropriate filters.However, David's Disposable goes further and tries to comprise the entirety of the disposable camera process in a single place. Through the app, users can take photos - which are only viewable at 9 am the following day, after taking the time to "develop." You can also order prints of the photos right from the app, which are developed and sent to you at $1 a photo.
Dobrik, 23, got his start on the now-defunct app Vine, and now has a YouTube channel with more than 15 million subscribers. Dobrik is known for his creative challenges and vlogs that often feature members of a group of YouTubers called the Vlog Squad. Dobrik's net worth stands at an estimated $7 million.
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