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Apps Showdown: Facebook vs iPhone vs Android

Apps Showdown



Facebook vs iPhone vs Android



Outside developers have been critical to the growth of some of today's most popular platforms, notable application developers for Facebook, Apple, and Android. Here we explore these three app platforms by the numbers.



Number of applications for platform



Evolution

the number of apps over time



500,000

400,000

300,000

200,000

100,000

0



Jul Oct

2008



Jan Apr Jul Oct

2009



Jan Apr Jul

2010



f 550,000

500 million users



iPhone 250,000

120 million iOS devices



120,000

60 million android devices*



Average Price per application



$0 $2.43 $2.96



Number of application developers for each platform

1,000,000 43,200 10,200



Top 10 apps on each platform



1 FarmVille Angry Birds aTrackDog



2 FrontierVille Monopoly Shazam



3 Facebook for BlackBerry Where's Waldo Barcode Scanner



4 Texas HoldEm Poker Pac-Man Astro File Manager



5 Phrases fruit Ninja Ringdroid



6 Create your Quiz ESPN Fantasy Football Backgrounds



7 Mafia Wars Game Zombie Highway Google Sky map



8 Cafe World Doodle Jump The Weather Channel



9 Causes The Game of Life Shop Savvy Barcode Scanner



10 Treasure Isle Slice It! Compass

Apps Showdown: Facebook vs iPhone vs Android

shared by admin on Mar 15, 2011 in Social Media

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