FOX BUSINESS - Oct 8 - Mobile app usage surged 25% in Q3 as people continue to work and find entertainment online during the coronavirus pandemic, according to App Annie. Google Play downloads increased 10% YOY to a total of 25B while iOS App Store downloads increased 20% to a total of 9B. The top most-downloaded apps were TikTok, Facebook, WhatsApp Messenger, Zoom, Google Meet, Instagram, Facebook Messenger, Snack Video, Telegram and Snapchat. Apps that received the most consumer spend include Tinder, TikTok and YouTube. Consumer app spending also reached record highs amid COVID-19. On the App Store, spending increased 20% YOY to $18B in the Q3, and spending on Google Play grew 35% YOY to $10B.
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