Consumers spent $143B on apps in 2020 thanks to massive mobile adoption

Consumers spent $143 billion on app marketplaces like the Apple App Store in 2020 amid an unprecedented acceleration in mobile adoption, according to analytics firm App Annie.
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In its State of Mobile 2021 report, App Annie reports that app consumers spent 3.5 trillion hours on apps in 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic forced consumers to migrate physical needs onto mobile. The company notes that mobile adoption advanced nearly two to three years in just 12 months.

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