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Candy Crush Rises On Top Free Android Apps This Week

Candy Crush Saga has inched up to the top of the free Android apps list this week holding the No. 6 position, knocking Facebook Messenger to No. 7, according to research from Google Play. Candy Crush Saga is a video game designed around clearing levels that most user reviews call “addictive.”

Below, we’ve listed the top free Android apps of the week. The list links to Google Play’s research about the individual apps, including user reviews.

As part of Mediabistro’s Media App Summit which took place last year, we spotlight the top free apps every week–helping our readers discover, enjoy and analyze successful content.

Top Free Android Apps of the Week

1.  Facebook for Android

2.  Pandora

3. 4 Pics 1 Word

4. Instagram

5. Temple Run 2

6. Candy Crush Saga

7. Facebook Messenger

8.  Subway Surfers

9. Skype

10. Netflix

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