These are the 10 most used smartphone apps

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When it comes to smartphone apps, Facebook and Google dominate.

The tech giants collectively own eight of the 10 apps most used by US adults, according to comScore’s “2017 US Mobile App Report.” The only outliers? Snapchat and Pandora.

Unsurprisingly, many of the most used apps are also the most likely to inhabit app users’ home screens. In fact, the most used app is also the top app on most people’s front page.

Below are the 10 most used apps in the US.


10. Pandora

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Pandora

41% of app users use Pandora.


9. Gmail

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Google

44% of app users use Gmail.


8. Google Play

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Business Insider/Antonio Villas-Boas

47% of app users use the Google Play app.


7. Snapchat

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Snapchat

50% of app users use Snapchat.


6. Instagram

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50% of app users use Instagram.


5. Google Maps

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Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider

57% of app users use Google Maps.


4. Google Search

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Google

61% of app users use Google Search.


3. Facebook Messenger

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Thomson Reuters

68% of app users use Facebook Messenger.


2. YouTube

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YouTube

71% of app users use YouTube.


1. Facebook

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Thomson Reuters

81% of app users use Facebook.

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