App Annie has published a new ranking of the all-time top apps from the Apple App Store. Most of the names on the lists will not be a surprise to anyone in the mobile development industry. The apps with the most downloads were Facebook, Facebook Messenger, YouTube, Instagram, Skype, WhatsApp Messenger, Find My iPhone, Google Maps, Twitter and iTunes U, in that order. The top apps by worldwide revenue were Pandora Radio, LINE, Zoosk, Pages, Spotify, Badoo, Skype, MLD.com At Bat, Grindr and LINE PLAY.
Top games by downloads included Candy Crush Saga, Fruit Ninja, Angry Birds, Subway Surfers, Despicable Me, Clash of Clans, Temple Run, Angry Birds Rio, Temple Run 2 and Words with Friends. The top-earning games were Clash of Clans, Candy Crush Saga, Puzzle & Dragons, Game of War—Fire Age, Monster Strike, Hay Day, Boom Beach, Slotomania, Big Fish Casino and The Simpsons: Tapped Out.