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Facebook controls the 4 most downloaded mobile apps of the last 10 years


Of the ten most downloaded applications in the last decade, the first four are from Facebook Credit: Shutterstock

Facebook is at the top among the most downloaded mobile software developers in the world and the company currently has
the 4 most downloaded applications in the last 10 years.

Facebook, Facebook
Messenger,
Whatsapp Messenger e
Instagram, all of them from the company of Mark Zuckerberg, have been the most downloaded apps from both Android and iOS operating systems since 2010,
according to a new App Annie report.

Statistics show that users' favorite applications are communication and social networks, since they represent seven of the ten most downloaded applications in this period.

The ten most downloaded of the decade

In the global 'top 10' of the most downloaded applications are also Snapchat, Skype, TikTok, UC Browser, YouTube and Twitter, according to statistics.


The ten most downloaded applications of the last decade on Android and iOS, worldwideThe ten most downloaded applications of the last decade on Android and iOS, worldwide Credit: App Annie

As for the mobile applications that have earned the most revenue, the music and streaming video apps have been the most downloaded, with Netflix leading the list, followed by Tinder, Pandora Music and Tencent Video. Among the top ten are also Spotify, YouTube and HBO.


The ten applications that billed the most in this decadeThe ten applications that billed the most in this decade Credit: App Annie

The most popular games

Subway Surfers and Candy Crush Saga have been the most downloaded games in the last ten years, something that is not surprising at all, since a month ago they became
the most downloaded titles in the history of Google Play Store, with 1352 and 937 million downloads respectively.

Temple Run 2, My Talking Tom, Clash of Clans, Pou and Hill Clim Racing are also in the 'top 10' of most downloaded games since 2010.

Clash of Clans and Candy Crush Saga stand out as the only two games that also appear among the most downloaded paid games in this period. Monster Strike, Puzzle & Dragons and Fate / Grand Order complete the 'top 5'.

According to Annie App, the last ten years have been a bit of remarkable growth for the mobile economy with a 5 percent increase in discharges and a 15 percent growth in consumer spending in 2019, something that is expected to continue next year.

The most downloaded apps of 2019

The figures of the most downloaded applications in 2019 are not much different from those of the last ten years, since Facebook Messenger, Facebook and WhatsApp continue to be ranked in the top three.

TikTok and Instagram – the latter also from Facebook – complete the top 5 of this list, followed by SHAREit, Likee, Snapchat, Netflix and Spotify, according to the App Annie report.

For its part, the five most downloaded games throughout 2019 have been Free Fire, PUBG Mobile, Subway Surfers, Color Bump 3D and Fun Race. In the 'top 10' of this list are also Run Race 3D, My Talking Tom 2, Homescapes, Stack Ball and Call of Duty: Mobile.

This year, Tinder has led the list of most downloaded payment applications and is in the top five with Netflix, Tencent Video, iQIYI and YouTube. Meanwhile, the list of most downloaded paid games is led by Fate / Grand Order, followed by Honor of Kings, Candy Crush Saga, Monster Strike and Lineage M.