Top 7 favorite apps

Hannah Porter, Staff Writer

  1. Facebook
  2. Twitter
  3. Instagram
  4. Snapchat
  5. Grooveshark
  6. Dropbox
  7. Duolingo



The world’s largest social network, with over 500 million users who log in 700 billion minutes per month. Facebook has many applications such as Messenger, games and the ability to post your mood/what food or activity you are doing in that moment. Just to keep far away friends or family members updated on your life.



There are about 645 million users and only 289 million are active. Twitter is an online social networking site that lets users send 140-characters messages called “tweets”. Users are enabled to retweet or favorite other tweets that are on their feed.



The top photo-sharing app has about 12.4 million users that post about 40 million photos per day. Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing and a social networking site that enables its users to share photos and videos with their followers.



There are about 60 million users that send about 400 million photos and videos that are sent per day. Snapchat is an app that allows users to send and edit photos/videos to specific users. Or send the photos/videos to an application on the app that sends them to all your friends, called “Your Story”.



Grooveshark has about 20 million users and is available in 30 different languages. Grooveshark allows its users to add songs to different playlists and play them anytime that you would want. You also can pick which song to play without much disturbance. Although it may have ads, they are fast and spaced out evenly.



Dropbox has more than 50 million user and helps save more than 200 million files per day. Dropbox is a cloud storage provider, sometimes referred to an online backup service that saves files. It is very useful when transferring pictures to a hard drive or even just saving them.



As of January, Duolingo has about 60 million users. It provides Latin American Spanish, French, German, Brazilian Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Irish, Danish, Swedish, and Turkish for English speakers. It also provides many different language combinations for other language speakers.