Analysis of 8 493 Fishbrain reviews shows the app is useless if you don’t pay for the premium version

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Fishbrain is an app for anglers who wants to level-up their fishing game. According to the company, the free version of the app offers a lot of cool features. However, it seems as users disagree. We looked at reviews about the company and they claimed that the app is useless without the premium version.

Why do we say this?

The app is useless if you don’t pay for premium. Both “premium” and “subscription” have a negative impact on the grade. Several reviewers mention that if you don’t pay for the premium version, the app is useless. However, “subscription” often occurs together with “cancel” and it appears it can be difficult to cancel the membership. 

People who took the free trial were actually charged. “Trial” is often mentioned together with “charged” and “pay”. It has an average grade of 1,71 / 5, which is lower than the overall average of 3,55 / 5. Users who signed up for the free trial ended up not knowing how to cancel it. Some users also claim the company started charging them only a few days into the free trial.

The research team at Gavagai performed this analysis using our AI-powered text analysis tool, Gavagai Explorer. All texts analyzed in this article are collected from public online data published on Google Play Store.

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