Downloads, revenue, and time spent in apps all grew by double digits during 2016, according to a report by market researcher App Annie.
Time spent in apps grew more than 20 percent to nearly 900 billion hours in 2016, according to the year-end report. That’s just one sign that the global app economy saw healthy growth during the past year.
In its year-end retrospective, App Annie said U.S. time spent in apps grew more than 25 percent. Worldwide, downloads increased 15 percent by more than 13 billion across both iOS and Google Play.
Read more: http://venturebeat.com/2017/01/17/app-annie-worldwide-app-downloads-grew-15-and-revenue-soared-40-in-2016/