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Chart: Who Dominates The Mobile Apps Space Right Now?

Chart: Who Dominates The Mobile Apps Space Right Now?

According to a recent Nielsen report, in the fourth quarter of 2015, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone users and Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOG) Android users in the United States spent an average of more than 40 hours a month using apps in their smartphones. As per the study, the average American smartphone user utilized an average of 27.1 apps per month.

In another report, app tracker SensorTower shared a look into the most popular apps in the world. As readers might expect, the tech behemoths dominated global app downloads.

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB) was the number one player, owning four of the five most-downloaded apps in the world for May. The other big companies in the space are, of course, Google and Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR), followed by Uber, Spotify and Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX).

Below is a Statista chart including the most popular mobile apps in the world as of May 2016, as per SensorTower and Nomura data.

Infographic: The Most Popular Apps in the World | StatistaSource: Statista

Disclosure: Javier Hasse holds no positions in any of the securities mentioned above.

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