Mobile Social App Usage in 2014 [Infographic]

Forecast: number of mobile app downloads by 2017. In 2014 worldwide mobile app downloads will amount to approximately 179,628 million and are expected to reach 268,692 million by 2017.

Most popular Apple App Store categories in June 2014. Statistics show the most popular categories in Apple’s App Store ranked by share of available apps. In June 2014, Game apps were the most popular category, with a share of 20.0 percent.

Reach of most popular U.S. smartphone apps in 2013. The statistic provides information on the most popular US smartphone apps in September 2013, ranked by mobile audience reach. That month, the Google Maps app was accessed by 41.5 percent of mobile audiences.

Distribution of time spent on web and apps 2013-2014. In 2013, 80 percent of time spent on connected mobile devices was spent on mobile apps. In 2014, this increased to 86 percent while time spent on the web fell to 14 percent.

Average number of hours per day spent by social media users on all social media channels. As of 2013, internet users in Argentina were ranked first with their social media usage amounting to 4.2 hours per day. Users in the United States accessed social media for approximately 2.2 hours per day.

Mobile-only Facebook users. In the 2nd quarter of 2012, 102 million Facebook users accessed the social media site exclusively via mobile devices. Two years later there were 399 million mobile-only Facebook users.


Data charted and presented by Statista.

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