The category of applications related to Social Networking, are literally depopulated on iOS devices. These applications have climbed the rankings compiled by App Annie, for monthly app revenues.
Social networking applications are up by as much as 9 positions in the ranking of monthly revenues of app, moving from 12th place last January, in third place in January 2013. The survey showed that:
“As of January 2013, the Social Networking category ranked third in monthly revenues, behind only Games and Productivity in the iOS App Store. And that’s up 87% compared to January 2012 monthly revenues, representing 3% of total iOS App Store revenue. Its growth is impressive and nowhere near its ceiling.”
Top Categories by Monthly Revenue
The data show that the app for messaging and meetings are the most important generators of income among the various social networking applications. Find My Friends, designed by Apple, also deserves a special mention climbed from 17th place to second in the download rankings, and Facebook Messenger that incredibly over the main application of Facebook, taking the top spot.
Top Social Networking Applications
The China is also considered one of the fastest growing markets, of course, also for social networking applications, which, along with the United States, represents half of the download of social networking app worldwide.
Via | MacRumors