Two app stores App Store and Google Play take advantage of the Corona virus outbreak. Due to the epidemic, people spending time at home increased the money spent in app stores and increased the download figures. The users’ app store and Google Play spending was also announced in the first quarter of 2020.
Users’ App Store and Google Play spending increases
Pandemi continues to increase the usage rate of digital platforms. However, the money consumers spend in app stores is also increasing. Users’ App Store and Google Play spending exceeded $ 23 billion.
iOS users spent $ 15 billion on the App Store, while Android users spent $ 8.3 billion on Google Play. You can also see in the table that most of the expenses are for games.
On the other hand, according to the statement; While the number of downloads in the App Store and Google Play increased, the time spent in the weekly period with these applications increased by 20 percent compared to the previous quarter. While 22.5 billion downloads were made by Google Play, 9 billion downloads were made through the App Store. Total downloads in two stores exceeded 30 billion.
The most downloaded application was TikTok
At the same time, this report also revealed the most downloaded applications in the first three months of this year. TikTok, the popular application of the last period, was at the top of the list.
In the second and third digits of the list, respectively; WhatsApp and Facebook are visible. Based on the number of active monthly users; While Facebook is at the top, WhatsApp is in the 2nd place.