Earlier in 2014 comScore released statistics that showed social media apps as being the most popular - Facebook, YouTube and Gmail.
|Most popular smartphone apps in the United States in 2013|
Music, hacking and password breaking apps figured prominently when I last looked which speaks volumes (if you'll excuse the pun) for the use of apps in general.
|Top Android searches over the last two weeks|
Apparently mobile phone users would rather give up alcohol, television or chocolate than lose the use of their mobile devices. 47% of U.S. consumers are so wedded to their smartphones that they couldn't last a day without them.
|Bank of America Study|
The bank also found that there folk use their mobile banking apps to "perform more sophisticated transactions, such as mobile check deposit" while the younger set would rather forgo using deodorant or toothbrushes than lose the use of their smartphone.
Perhaps it would be wise never to mingle in a crowd of young smartphone users if you are fastidious about personal hygiene!