Leading smartphone app discovery channels of users in the United States as of June 2016

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Jun \u002715Jun \u002716
Searched app store21%21%
Featured/top list in app store14%14%
Via friend/family16%16%
Via comment/review/social site9%11%
Via news/print review/TV show8%8%
Via a website9%11%
Via ad on device browser/app8%9%
Via ad on TV/print/billboard6%9%
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This statistic presents a selection of the leading smartphone app awareness and discovery channels of users in the United States as of June 2016. During the survey period, it was found that 21 percent of survey respondents became aware of smarthone apps through word of mouth recommendations from family and friends. Advertising and marketing channels such as digital or print ads had the lowest importance for user acquisition.

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