The Most Popular Apps Across the Globe in 2015

The Most Popular Apps Across the Globe in 2015

by Rae Steinbach

By 2015, there were over 2 billion smartphone users worldwide. With mobile application stores, such as the Apple Store and Google Play providing easy access to apps both for smartphones and other mobile devices, it comes as no surprise that app downloads across the world numbered over 180 billion.

The question then emerges from this number: What are most people downloading? Well, the answer changes country to country. Though we’re all connected by the usual culprits (e.g. Facebook), a few regional apps may surprise you. Check out the top apps in four different countries, based on aggregate downloads on the Apple Store and Google Play from 2015:

United States

1. Facebook Messenger

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