11 Jan '12, 7am

Angry Birds and Facebook most downloaded iPhone apps last year

Angry Birds and Facebook most downloaded iPhone apps last year

Ahead of the pack: A boy has a character from Angry Birds painted on his face during a fund- raising event in the Philippines. The computer game was one of two most downloaded apps in the games category. -- PHOTO: REUTERS Toronto - Angry Birds and Facebook were the most downloaded iPhone apps last year, according to Apple, but some less predictable apps also made their lists. Mr Craig Palli, a vice-president at Fiksu, a marketing company for app developers, explained that the year's top apps incorporate three main trends: the ability to connect with friends, discovery and games that let users pass the time and pick up where they left off. The top app in the social networking category was Facebook. But Mr Palli said the trend of connecting with friends extends further.

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