The Facebook App Economy (Infographic)

The arrival of the apps economy brings a huge opportunity to generate economic growth by writing software for smartphones, browsers and social networks.

Facebook applications have spawned an entirely new industry. Seven out of ten of the top grossing iOS apps are integrated with Facebook. Six out of ten of Android’s top grossing apps are also integrated with Facebook. That’s very impressive.

Facebook applications have spawned an entirely new industry. So far, that industry has contributed almost $16 billion to our economy and Facebook users are installing apps at the rate of 20 million per day. Also very impressive.

You can learn more details about the astounding rise of the Facebook Application Economy in infographic below made by engineyard.


Courtesy of: Engine Yard

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