Significant growth in smartphone app usage rates and their time spent, a new report found users spent more than 180 billion combined hours in total in the third quarter of this year.
According to report App Annie, the research and analytics organization, saw a 25% increase in user time spent on apps in the third quarter.
The four most used apps were all back on Facebook, led by the social media app itself, followed by WhatsApp, then Messenger, and finally Instagram. Amazon, Twitter, Netflix, Spotify, and TikTok apps came next.
The spend rate within apps has grown by around 20% per year, with users spending around $ 28 billion in the third quarter alone. $ 18 billion comes from Apple devices and the rest from Android devices.
While the total number of app downloads in the third quarter was 33 billion times. A 10-20% increase on both platforms.
Games are still the highest paying, as most of the app revenue in Q3 was from games, especially through Google Play.
Second, broadcast and entertainment services came along, especially with the launch of many new services during the same period.إقرأ أيضا:iOS 14: upcoming new features for iPhone