TORONTO (Reuters) - Angry Birds and Facebook were the most downloaded iPhone apps of 2011, according to Apple, but some less predictable apps also made their lists. Craig Palli, a vice president at Fiksu, a marketing company for app developers, explained that this year's top apps incorporate three main trends: the ability to connect with friends, discovery and games that let users past the time and pick up where they left off. The top app in the social networking category was Facebook. But Palli said the trend of connecting with friends extends further. ... read more..
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