[Numbers] The day the App Store broke all records, it was …

by bold-lichterman

  • January 1, 2017 with $ 240 million in iMessage games, apps and sticker packs sold

Created on July 11, 2008, the App Store is a download platform accessible only on iOS. When it opened, 500 applications were already accessible.

In 2016, the App Store achieved 28.5 billion dollars in turnover against 10 billion in 2013. Today, 2.2 million applications are referenced on the platform.

For Philip Schiller, senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing at Apple, “2016 was a banner year for the App Store, generating $ 20 billion for developers, and 2017 is off to a good start with January 1, the biggest day ever on the App Store.. “

Sources: Time Magazine, WSJ, TNW

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