Apple Reveals iTunes Best App – “Instagram” Took Top Marks
The photo-sharing app Instagram took best marks for iPhone App with the Year, while the iPhone Game from the Year honor went to Tiny Tower, a luxury tower/real estate simulation. For iPad, the leading app was Snapseed, a photo effects program, while Dead Space, a third-person sci-fi action adventure, took best game honors. These as well as other best picks are selected by iTunes staff.
For app makers, earning one of these top spots can be a nod to their good quality and accomplishments, but mainly presents a different indicates of exposure, as these apps are featured prominently on the iTunes App Shop Rewind page.
“I’m thrilled for the Instagram team and community to have the chance to be recognized in such a way,” Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom stated in a press release.
Instagram has additional than 14 million registered users who’ve uploaded much more than 400 million pictures. The Instagram team has expanded from two to ten personnel over the past year, and they have “big plans for the future from the app.” Possibly Instagram’s hotly anticipated, oft-rumored Android app will lastly make an appearance.
As far as www.iTunes.com/download music, Adele dominated the year, achieving the number 1 spot for top-selling song (Rolling in the Deep) and top-selling album (21). She also garnered the Artist with the Year title from iTunes.