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1.2 billion apps were downloaded in the last week of 2011

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 03 Jan 2012 1:59 User comments (1)

1.2 billion apps were downloaded in the last week of 2011 Last week, we reported that on Christmas day, alone, 6.8 million iOS and Android devices were activated, 353 percent higher than the average of the first 20 days of the month.
The figures came via Flurry, the mobile app research firm and the data showed off how popular the smartphone operating systems have really become.

Today, the firm has posted an even more impressive record-breaking number, the amount of apps downloaded in the last week of 2011. 1.2 billion apps were downloaded worldwide across both Android and iOS, a large 60 percent jump over the average weekly downloads in December, which normally comes in at 750 million.

On Christmas Day, 242 million applications were downloaded, and Americans downloaded the lion's share at 509 million of the worldwide total. Following the U.S. are China (99 million); the U.K. (81 million); Canada (41 million); Germany and France (40 million each).

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13.1.2012 15:52

Originally posted by and Americans downloaded the lion's share at 509 million of the worldwide total.:


Americans fuel EVERYTHING of significance in this world......financially speaking. We make all the best movies, use all the oil and now, buy most of the apps. Without American money, the world wouldn't have a pot to piss in!

SHOW SOME RESPECT TO YOUR SUGAR PARENTS!!!!!!

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