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AVG Reveals Which of the World’s Favorite Apps Cache in on Your Phone—or Don’t

Latest AVG Technologies App Performance and Trend Report ranks newcomers Snapchat, YouTube and Google Maps among the top 10 Android ‘resource hog’ list, while Netflix is listed as ‘most improved’.

Today, AVG® Technologies (NYSE: AVG), the leading provider of software services to secure devices, data and people, revealed that Snapchat, YouTube and Google Maps are the top 3 apps most likely to drain Android device resources. The AVG Android App Performance and Trend Report H1 2016 outlines, for the period of January through April, 2016, which of the most popular apps had the most pronounced effect on battery, storage and data, highlighting that photo, video and location apps likely contribute most to draining device battery life, in particular.