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Ask.fm App Joins Top Free iPhone Apps List

Ask.fm joins the top free iPhone apps list this week at No. 1, according to research from AppData. The new iPhone app from the Ask.fm social network lets users access their accounts on their phones.

Below, we’ve listed the top free iPhone apps of the week. The list links to Inside Network’s research about the individual apps, including historical charts, developer information and download information.

To support Mediabistro’s Media App Summit, we spotlight the top free apps every week–helping our readers discover, enjoy and analyze successful content.

Top Free iPhone Apps of the Week

1. Despicable Me: Minion Rush Despicable Me: Minion Rush
2. Candy Crush Saga ® Candy Crush Saga ®
3. Sprinkle: Water splashing fire fighting fun! Sprinkle: Water splashing fire fighting fun!
4. Escape If You Can Escape If You Can
5. Ask.fm Ask.fm
6. Battery Saver Battery Saver
7. Google Maps Google Maps
8. Snapchat Snapchat
9. Can You Escape Can You Escape
10. Pic The Word Pic The Word

More detailed stats are available at AppData Pro, Inside Network’s data service supplying performance data, including historical user data, audience demographics, and company information for developers and applications.

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