Mobile applications are the latest in the world of mobile device software.
In this scenario the top three app platforms namely Facebook, iPhone and Android are under scrutiny.
Facebook has a total of 500 million users worldwide. this is followed by iPhone that has a popularity of 120 million users. Android applications is valued third with over 100 million users.
Coming to the price per application, Facebook apps does not cost anything to the user and employs 100, 000 developers per platform. iPhone apps cost $2.43 per app and employs 43,200 developers per platform. Android apps can be downloaded at a cost of $2.96 each and employs 10,200 employees per platform.