Out of millions of mobile applications around the world, there are only a few countable apps that dominate mobile internet traffic. Even a second spent on the internet works on bandwidth which is why every activity that you perform on any mobile application, the data is being downloaded in your device in the background.
Therefore, the bigger the file or usage, the more bandwidth it has. In today’s infographic, you can find everything about mobile internet traffic and the most widely used mobile applications as of May 2021.
The biggest files mean the video files or in simpler words, the videos you stream on YouTube, Netflix, Facebook, or any other application. Currently, the most used mobile app is YouTube with a huge 48 percent category traffic share.
Speaking of the downstream traffic share, video streaming contributes the most i.e., 49 percent followed by social networking with 19 percent of usage. If we break down the social networking apps, Facebook leads the race with 51 percent usage followed by Instagram with 42 percent.
To find out more amazing facts and figures about the most widely used mobile applications, check out the infographic attached below.
Infographic by: Visualcapitalist.com