YouTube Dominates Smartphone Entertainment Apps

by Categorized: Apps, mobile phones Date:

Half of the entertainment content viewed on a smartphone is through YouTube according to a study by a mobile analytics firm as reported on Re/code.

Flurry says that the video arm ofYouTube Google dominates the moblie market alond with Facebook and it’s properties.

The typical U.S. consumer devotes 2 hours and 42 minutes a day to their smartphones or tablets, up 4 minutes from March 2013. Apps have eclipsed the mobile web, accounting for 86 percent of the average mobile consumer’s time.

That’s a pretty good return on Google’s 2006 purchase of the video site.

The Courant is using Facebook comments on stories. To comment on courant.com articles, sign into Facebook and enter your comment in the field below. Comments will appear in your Facebook News Feed unless you choose otherwise. To report spam or abuse, click the X next to the comment. For guidelines on commenting, click here.