Tag Archives: Apps

Games Accessed by Millennials Trumps All Other Categories

Millennials are more prolific users of apps, according to the GWI study. When comparing the entire Internet population using apps to Millennials, ages 18 to 34, 53 percent of Millen- nial Internet users accessed game apps last month, followed by … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Games Tops Most Popular App Category

The most popular apps in the world are games, social networks, music, entertainment, photos, utilities and chat, according to a GlobalWebIndex study published in Jan. 2015. The study compared apps that had been downloaded and apps that had actually been … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

UK news app usage dominated by young users

In the United Kingdom, the percentage of weekly news app usage on smartphones and tablets depends on age. News apps are most used on smartphones by the younger set, and most used on tablets by the 45-to 54-year-old age group, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Mobile advertising, especially in apps, rising fast

Mobile advertising is rising steeply, led by in-app advertising, according to Strategy Analytics and PricewaterhouseCoopers research, as reported in Mary Meeker’s report, Internet Trends 2014. While the growth is phenomenal, only a handful of advertising networks are making the lion’s … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Chat apps growing fastest among apps worldwide

Chat apps are experiencing the fastest usage growth. According to the GWI report, a variety of chat apps grew in double digits from Q3 2013 to Q4 2013. The fastest growing chat app is WeChat, 62 percent; kik Messenger, 58 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Game apps by far most popular app genre across age groups

The most popular apps downloaded and used by global app users ages 16 to 64 are by far game apps, followed by a variety of entertainment, music and social networking apps, according to the Device Report 2014. Respondents were asked … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Social media, gaming apps among the most popular

The most popular smartphone apps in the world are social media, gaming, video/movies, maps/navigation and weather. These apps are particularly popular in the United States, followed by China, South Korea and Russia. This data set is among the many trends … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

App downloads skews younger in developed countries: Study

In developed countries, almost one-third of those 65-years-old and up, and almost one-fourth of those ages 55 to 64, have never downloaded a smartphone app, according to Deloitte’s 2013 Global Mobile Consumer Survey. Meanwhile, a relatively small percentage of respondents … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

U.S. smartphone tends to access content through apps: Study

The U.S. smartphone user is much more likely to access content through apps (89 percent of time spent) compared to mobile Web (11 percent of time spent). The amount of time spent by each smartphone user has risen dramatically from … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Global mobile data usage growing exponentially: Study

Global mobile data usage is expected to increase 13 fold from 2012 to 2017, a 66 percent compounded annual growth rate. Driving the increase are the exponential growth of sharing and consuming video in particular, and also the burgeoning growth … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment