Apple has released that, despite Pokemon Go taking the world by storm this year, Snapchat was the most downloaded free app in 2016.
Climbing from fifth place in 2015, Snapchat has made some big changes throughout 2016.
Recently, Snap Inc introduced Spectacles, a feature that gives users the ability to record 10-second clips from a first-person perspective and save the content to your phone. Additional filters and 3D stickers were also included in updates this year.
Regardless of the number of new downloads for the year which doesn’t include the number of people using it, Facebook smashing Snapchat with 1.8bn monthly active users.
After being launched in July, Pokemon Go came in at number three on the chart. The game overtook Tinder and almost beat Twitter for daily active users.
Top 10 free iPhone apps of 2016
- Pokemon GO
- Google Maps