The Top 10 Android Apps in the U.S.

The top ten Android apps in the U.S. last month had a combined download figure of 26 million. According to Priori Data, at the top of the list was Facebook’s Messenger app with 7.9 million. In fact, apps developed by Mark Zuckerberg’s company made up over half of the downloads on the list, with WhatsApp, Instagram, Messenger and Facebook accounting for a combined 13.8 million downloads in June.

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The Global Top 10 Android Apps

The top ten Android apps in the world last month had a combined download figure of over 300 million. According to Priori Data, at the top of the list was the ever popular WhatsApp with almost 84 million. In fact, apps developed by Facebook account for the lion’s share of the list, with WhatsApp, Messenger, Facebook and Facebook Lite hauling in a combined 209 million downloads in February.

This infographic shows the apps most often downloaded from the Play Store in February 2017.

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Leading Apps in the United States

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Facebook leads the pack in the app world. The plain Facebook app had just under 150 million unique users in July 2016. Facebook messenger is the second most used app. Google has a strong overall presence too. If you count all its apps together (YouTube, Maps, Search, Play and Gmail), of which all come preinstalled with the Android operating system, Google’s the top app supplier. According to ComScore, 50 percent of all digital media time spent in the US is with smartphone apps.

This graphic shows the usage of mobile apps in the USA in July 2016

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The Most Popular Apps in the World

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As we have recently learned, smartphone users in the United States spend more time using apps than ever before. On average, they spend more than 40 hours a month using their favorite apps. Meanwhile, the number of apps they use has plateaued since 2012. 27 appears to be the magic number in terms of how many apps people need.

So which apps do people actually use? According to SensorTower data reported by ReCode, there are few surprises when it comes to the most popular apps in the world. Big players such as Google, Facebook and Twitter dominated global app downloads in May, with Facebook owning four of the five most-downloaded apps in the world.

This chart shows the most popular apps in the world as of May 2016.

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“Managing Online Risk: Apps, Mobile, and Social Media Security” Book Released

Deborah Gonzalez

Deborah Gonzalez

Managing Online Risk: Apps, Mobile, and Social Media Security“, authored by Deborah Gonzalez, is a definitive resource that provides an overview of the risk mitigation strategies, solutions and best practices to address liability and security concerns arising from corporate online and digital activity.

The book, based on content aggregation, seeks out and integrates the most recent and best information available. Chapter 3, “Reputation and Identity” includes an interview with AgencyLogic and Follr CEO Stephen Fells.

The book presents readers with tools and resources to better understand the security and reputational risks of online and digital activity, as well as information on how to mitigate those risks and minimize potential loss. The tools and resources include case studies; industry and expert profiles; lessons learned; overview of relevant laws, regulations, and professional guidelines by industry; sample policies, disclaimers and online community guidelines; and more.

In addition the book has a companion Website (www.mangingonlinerisk.com) that offers the latest updates and resources.

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The book contains ten chapters focusing on security and risk management concern in the digital and online environment. The chapters are:

Chapter 1: Risk Management Digital Style
Chapter 2: Internal and External Risks
Chapter 3: Reputation and Identity
Chapter 4: The New Workforce
Chapter 5: Big Data
Chapter 6: Approaches to Content
Chapter 7: Compliance
Chapter 8: Currency and Campaigns
Chapter 9: Digital Succession
Chapter 10: The Future of Online Security

To purchase the book visit Amazon.com.