technology     |     Apr 27 2019
In this digital era, people have become more and more relied on technology. Technology has taken over our lives completely, be it the daily tasks or the increased use of online applications. Several mobile applications are developed and launched each and every day according to our needs.
We use different apps for different tasks, Facebook and Instagram serve as a newspaper for us. Gone are the days when you had wait for a taxi, just book an uber and the list goes on. There are thousands of mobile applications currently active but only a few of them get world recognization. So, do you ever wonder which amongst these applications have been most used in the past year?
If yes, then this article is for you, today India shoppers will be giving brief information about the 7 most used applications in 2018/19. Let's begin our list without any delay:
It is safe to say that WhatsApp has been one of the most popular apps in the last decade or so. The reason is simple WhatsApp grants its users around the world features such as sending text messages and images or video calling.
It is a simple but yet one of the most iconic apps in this generation and you can find almost every person who has access to a smartphone using WhatsApp. The app has over a billion active users in the world.
Facebook is unarguably the most popular social media website and application in the world. Since the creation of the website back in 2004 Facebook has only become popular amongst people. And, the population of the world is not getting any lesser so, the popularity of Facebook will keep increasing in the upcoming years.
Facebook application is accessible for Android, iOS, BlackBerry and every other mobile platform available in the market. The application is used all around the world for all sorts of social and business purposes.
Instagram is a photograph sharing and person to person communication application that ended up well known primarily due to its high caliber and remarkable highlights like square picture organization, channels, IG TV, etc.
In the past 5 years, Instagram has gained several millions of users due to its unique app design and constant new features updates. In 2018, Instagram was certainly one of the most used applications with big names such as WhatsApp and Facebook.
Snapchat is also a social networking platform, which is only mobile exclusive i.e. there is no website of the application. You might get surprised at first, but that's the truth Snapchat isn't accessible even through the regular web.
The application enables its users to interact with other Snapchat user through sending messages, photographs, short recordings, etc. The main reason for the popularity of Snapchat is its dozens of unique photo filters and that helped Snapchat to rank in the list of most used mobile apps the past year.
If we talk about the most commonly used browser (including web users) then Google Chrome is unarguably the obvious answer. But we talk about exclusively for mobile usage, UC Browser has been dominating that sector in the last few years.
UC Browser has all the amazing features that one can expect in a web browser. On top of that no need to worry if you do not own one of the latest smartphones because UC mini is exclusively made for these devices. What else can one expect from a browser app?
Uber Offers the most utilized area based taxi enlisting application that enables clients to contract drivers, taxis, bicycles and shared rides for nearby and outstation travels. Uber has definitely brought a revolution in the transportation sector.
It is a simple, helpful, safe and financially savvy method for transporting inside or close-by your city. Since it is an area based application, Uber works fine on any GPS-empowered cell phone. In 2018, Uber's app was used by millions of customers which made it one of the most useful and popular mobile apps of 2018.
There is hardly a person in today's world who doesn't know about YouTube. It is a video review and sharing an application that is compatible with both mobile and desktop. YouTube has a monopoly in its sector and one of the major reasons is that they provide a platform for people to monetize their channels.
The mobile application has some extra features as compared to the standard YouTube website, for example, offline downloading is available in the mobile version. YouTube has been in the list of most used applications for quite some time now and will be there in the coming years.