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Facebook, Apple and Google are most-used mobile apps

According to Survey Monkey, 40 percent of the most used apps in the US are pre-loaded onto Android and iOS. But which app do we use the most on our mobile devices?

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10 Safari

The browser for iOS devices. It is used by 83.0 million of us every month.

Related: Top 10 apps: These boast the most downloads so far this year

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9 Instagram

Owned by Facebook, 88.4 million of us use this to share the moments in our lives each month.

Related: Top 10 apps: These boast the most downloads so far this year


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8 Gmail

Google makes certain we can get to our emails on Android. There are 91.2 million users of this app each month.

Related: Top 10 apps: These boast the most downloads so far this year

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7 Google Chrome

The browser for Android devices. 91.4 million use Google Chrome every month.

Related: Top 10 apps: These boast the most downloads so far this year

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6 Google Search

Google proves it is top of the search platforms on mobile (other search engines do not make the list at all). The Google search engine is used by 91.7 million users per month.

Related: Top 10 apps: These boast the most downloads so far this year

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5 Play Store

The app store for Android is accessed by 93.4 million users each month looking for the next app to install onto their devices.

Related: Top 10 apps: These boast the most downloads so far this year

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4 Google Maps

With GPS and Google Maps we will always know where we are with this app. 105.7 million of us use this app every month.

Related: Top 10 apps: These boast the most downloads so far this year


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3 Facebook Messenger

With Messenger on our mobile device, 120.4 million of us like to keep in touch with our friends each month.

Related: Top 10 apps: These boast the most downloads so far this year

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2 YouTube

124.8 million of us use the YouTube app every month to watch videos and listen to music with this app.

Related: Top 10 apps: These boast the most downloads so far this year

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1 Facebook

Facebook dominates both the most downloaded and the most used app every month. Facebook has 136.3 million monthly active users keeping in touch with their friends.

Related: Top 10 apps: These boast the most downloads so far this year

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