203% growth in social, only 31% in publisher-based mobile apps in 2013
The state of mobileGartner's latest mobile industry report is out. Worldwide sales of smartphones to end users totaled 968 million units in 2013, an increase of 42.3 percent from 2012. Sales of smartphones accounted for 53.6 percent of overall mobile phone sales in 2013, and exceeded annual sales of feature phones for the first time.
We've interviewed some of these leading app developers and publishers in our Mobile Chat series.
And here's a fun infographic on it from the folks at BlogMost.com.