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App Downloads Hit Record High in Last Week of 2011

Over 1.2 billion apps were downloaded in the last week of December 2011, marking a record high. The activation of millions of Christmas presents no doubt contributed to the surge. Nonetheless, Analytics firm Flurry, who published the initial report, expects weekly downloads to break 1 Billion on a regular basis in 2012.

Looking forward to 2012, Flurry expects breaking the one-billion-download-barrier per week will become more common-place. While iOS and Android growth continues to amaze, the market is still by all measures relatively nascent. We look forward to continuing to chart the unprecedented adoption of mobile computing devices, usage of applications and the way in which this technology is changing consumer behavior worldwide.

Read more at the Flurry Blog.

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