After Whatsapp announced its New Year’s eve numbers, Rovio last night announced its download numbers for Christmas week. According to the maker of Angry Birds, people downloaded some version of the popular franchise over 30 million times between December 22-29! Also Read - PUBG Mobile version 0.16.0 released with RageGear Mode, Snow Paradise and more: Everything you need to knowAlso Read - Angry Bird maker to lay off more than 30% of its staff
Of these 30 million, 8 million downloads happened on Christmas itself, probably when most people unwrapped their shiny new smartphones and tablets. According to Flurry, 17.6 million new devices were activated on Christmas, which means Angry Birds was downloaded once for almost every two new devices. Also Read - Angry Bird maker to lay off over one third of employees
Whatsapp announced yesterday it sent over 18 billion messages over its network on New Year’s eve alone! That’s right folks, our generation is a lazy bunch that does not like meeting people in person and enjoys flinging birds with a slingshot for pleasure.