Some of the most common free apps in the Google Play store include Facebook, Instagram, Spotify and The Weather Channel. From social networking to music and photos, these essential apps are common choices for Android users.
The Facebook app allows mobile connectivity to the popular social network, allowing users to share content, communicate with one another and learn about upcoming events. The Facebook app gives access to all the site’s features except for private messaging, for which users must download the accompanying Messenger app.
Instagram is the most popular photo sharing app, allowing users to upload pictures and videos taken on their phones and comment on other users’ postings. Instagram users can easily share photographs and follow both friends and celebrity posters.
Spotify is a digital music streaming service, giving users a nearly limitless library of music available to stream for free. With Spotify, users can browse by genre, artist or popularity, and the site can recommend new music based on favorite artists. Users can also create playlists to share with friends. The free version of Spotify does feature limited commercial interruptions in between every few songs.
The Weather Channel app puts weather info into users’ hands, offering easy access to radar maps, local weather warnings and forecasts for the coming days. Users can save weather for multiple locations and also get live weather updates.