CHART OF THE DAY: App Usage Explodes, Especially In Productivity And Messaging

Mobile app usage exploded last year, according to app analytics company Flurry.

The categories that saw the biggest growth: Social and Messaging, which was up 203%, and Utilities and Productivity, which was up 149%.

As BI Intelligence points out, the growth in that latter category is “an indicator that people are getting things done and using their phones as a lynchpin computing device.”

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