The Japanese games Nintendo has released an app that is taking the world by . The next big thing, and new Internet , is an reality game called Pokemon Go. Players must move around the real world in order to capture mystical called Pokemon (short for pocket monsters). It was only released last week, in the USA, New Zealand and Australia. It is about to overtake Twitter in the of daily active users and it hasn't even been launched yet. Analysts report that in just 48 hours, Go was installed on 5.6 per cent of all Android devices in the USA. On average, users are spending as much time on Go than on apps like Snapchat.
Pokemon Go has already jumped to the of the App Store and Google Play Store. It is also having an social impact. Hackers have targeted illegal of the app to infect millions of smart phones. Other criminals have used the game to lure players to go to a location to collect a Pokemon character and then rob them or burgle their house. The app tracks your via GPS as you walk around looking for Pokemon. The website PCmag.com advised: "Don't go walking around late at night for your Pokemon ….If you can collect Pokemon…in public, crowded areas, we recommend doing that of shady at two a.m."