Apple users have spent over $100 billion in the App Store
Apple announced today that app developers have earned over $70 billion through the App Store since its launch in 2008. As ever, the revenue split between Apple and its app developers is 70/30 for most purchases, meaning users have spent over $100 billion in the App Store.
The company also announced that app downloads have increased over 70 percent just in the past year, with photo and video apps nearing a 90 percent growth rate. Apple’s ever-increasing camera quality and everyone’s love of photo-sharing likely play into how well these types of apps continue to do.