New year-end rankings from Nielsen.
Smartphone owners became the majority of mobile phone users for the first time this year, growing from 49 percent of mobile subscribers in Q1 2012, to 56 percent by Q3 2012. Mobile app usage also continued to grow. Among the top 10 mobile apps, Twitter was the fastest growing Android app, and the Facebook Messenger app grew the most among iPhone apps.
Google remained the top Web brand, with an average 172 million unique visitors each month between January and October 2012, followed by Facebook, which garnered an average of 153 million visits each month. Online video continued to grow in 2012, but YouTube remained the top online video source, averaging 132 million unique viewers during the year.
The Following Lists are Available:
- Top 10 Web Brands of 2012
- Top 10 Online Video Destinations of 2012
- Top 10 Android Apps of 2012
- Top 10 iPhone Apps of 2012
Direct to All Four Lists