Mobile continues to be one of the fastest growing sectors in tech and these apps see some amazing usage and downloads. Here are the most popular mobile apps available.
Apple iTunes ~ 40 million unique users – Music
With Apple’s iPhone as the most popular phones it makes sense that a music app that comes pre-loaded would see some success.
Yahoo! Stocks ~ 42 million unique users – Finance
Yahoo! as a company has been focusing on mobile as a growth sector under CEO Marissa Meyer. Yahoo! Stocks app is a strong step in the right direction.
Instagram ~ 44 million unique users – Social
Facebook’s purchase of Instagram for $1 Billion is looking like great investment. Instagram continues to see growth rates usually reserved for new viral apps.
Gmail ~ 70 million unique users – Email
Gmail has won over its wide array of users through its simple to use interface. But they are not resting on their laurels. They are currently working through the kinks on their newest email app, Inbox.
Google Maps ~ 71 million unique users – Maps Service
Google has perfected the most useful, efficient and user-friendly maps app on desktop and mobile. Apple once tried to replace it with their maps app. It didn’t work out well.
Google Play ~ 79 million unique users – App Store
An app to download apps. Google Play is automatically added to every android phone and used to download whatever the heart desires.
Google Search ~ 80 million unique users – Search App
“Just Google It” This app does exactly that giving the user a way to quickly google something in their material design interface.
YouTube ~ 87 million unique users – Video App
Yes. The last five apps are Google properties. Google purchased YouTube in 2006 for 1.65 Billion dollars and though it has grown into the best place video social network and music video website and app it barely profits.
Facebook ~ 116 million unique users – Social Network
As big as it is it continues to see double digit growth in app users. It is by far the most used app on phones and tablets.