BY AMIN NIANG
GlobalWebIndex has just revealed a study on mobile applications use. The study ranked the most used applications on mobile devices.
According to the statistics, Google Maps, the Mountain View firm’s GPS application comes at the top. It is used by over 54% of smartphone and tablet owners. It is ahead of Facebook who grabs second place with 44%.
Google the big winner of this ranking with 3 products featured at the top 5. The mobile apps for YouTube and its social network Google+ have been ranked respectively 3rd (35%) and 4th (30%). The application WeChat, which allows the sending of short audio messages ranked, surprisingly, 5th.
The Twitter and Instagram applications are also highly used. Twitter ties with Skype and Facebook Messenger with 22% device owners. Instagram on the other end, closes the top 10.
The entire ranking can be seen below: