Candy Crush Saga, Snapchat and Vine grabbed the coveted positions of being the most downloaded apps in the year 2013. Presently Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store have millions of apps listed and billions of times these are downloaded each year.
Reuters has reported, based on analysis by mobile app experts that 2013 was the year of the apps relating to gaming, entertainment and communication.
There were some ever green apps like Twitter, Instagram and Facebook but Snapchat grabbed the position of sixth most downloaded app of the year 2012 leaving all of these behind, as per Apple. According to latest available data from Nielsen, 13 million people were using Snapchat as of October 2013 in US.
The fourth most downloaded app was Vine, an app by Twitter for sharing small videos. As per estimates of Nielsen, there were six million users of Vine in US alone as of October 2013.
However, the coveted position of top download app was Candy Crush Saga which is available for Android, iPhone and Kindle Fire. It was also declared the top revenue grossing app of the year. According to its creator King, it has been downloaded 500 million times so far. Nielsen estimates that 20 million people were playing Candy Crush Saga game in October 2013.