Google Play’s Top Apps Of The Year: Facebook Most Popular Social App In 2014



In another end of year wrap up, Google Play has released its most popular apps for 2014, along with the top downloaded content for a number of categories.

Facebook was the most downloaded social app in 2014, with MyFitnessPal leading the health and fitness category. According to the Official Android blog post announcing the top apps of the year, Health and Fitness was the fastest growing app category in the Google Play store.

Google Play Top Apps Of 2014 By Category

  • Social: Facebook
  • Education: Duolingo
  • Health & Fitness: MyFitnessPal
  • Music: Pandora
  • Photography: Flipagram
  • Entertainment: Netflix
  • Sport: NFL Mobile
  • Travel: TripAdvisor

Disney’s “Frozen” won two top spots for Google Play’s top content of the year as the most downloaded movie and soundtrack. Candy Crush Saga was the most downloaded game, and The Walking Dead was the most downloaded television program.

For most downloaded books, readers showed quite a gap in preferred reading material according to the top two most downloaded novels, with John Green’s “Fault in Our Stars” ranking No. 1, followed by “Fifty Shades of Grey” at No. 2.

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