8 Data Collection Apps That Pay for Your Data

The Pogo app lets users earn and save on every purchase. It offers a simple way to earn free cash. 

1. Pogo

2. Dosh

Dosh will you pay you for your consumer data after you shop. Connecting the Dosh app to your credit card accounts lets you earn back cash rewards for shopping.  

3. Drop

How you make money: Link your credit card to and choose the five stores you shop at the most. When you make purchases at these stores, you will earn points you can redeem for gift cards.

4. Honeygain

Honeygain will rent out your unused internet bandwidth and use it to gather valuable market research data. 

5. MobileXpression

In serving its mission of “improving the mobile internet,” MobileXpression collects data about your internet surfing habits and wants to pay you for it.  

6. Nielsen Computer and Mobile Panel

Nielsen Ratings is the original data collector that paid you for your feedback on cable TV shows back in the day. 

7. Pawns.app

Pawns.app will pay you for sharing your unused bandwidth on your devices.

8. Tapestri

Tapestri pays you for your location data. And because Large retailers like Lowes want better understand your shopping habits, they will buy your data from Tapestri.