Angry Birds is popular, and according to an analysis of sales of the popular app, it is the start of a new wave in the mobile app business, according to a new report from the International Data Corp. In its coverage of that report, ReadWriteWeb predicted that Mobile apps will grow from 10.9 billion downloads this year to 76.9 billion downloads in 2014.
ReadWriteWeb also predicts that the mobile application business will generate $35 billion in worldwide revenue.
The Angry Birds franchise has had 42 million downloads on multiple platforms including iOS, Android, Facebook, and more, according to developer Rovio.
The IDC report echoes the feelings of other analysts that predict substantial growth in the mobile app market.