Coinbase is a popular option for buying bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
Todd Haselton | CNBC
Watch out social media, finance apps are becoming a more popular form of entertainment on people’s phones.
Trading platforms Robinhood and Coinbase grabbed the top two spots in Apple’s App Store this week as Americans turn their attention to stock and cryptocurrency markets.
Robinhood notched the no. 1 spot on Friday, followed by crypto trading platform Coinbase, according to data from Sensor Tower. TikTok was third. The surge in popularity comes as Coinbase made its debut on the Nasdaq on Wednesday, and bitcoin topped $64,000 for the first time.
The surge in popularity underlines a boom in retail…