Google Play announced the top trending applications and games of 2016 earlier in December. Face Changer 2 and Pokémon Go topped the charts in apps and games categories, respectively.
This has been a year of fun selfie cameras and filters. Millions of users actively use Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, Messenger and other social media applications daily and the most fun and engaging ways to communicate are through emoji, masks, stickers, effects and filters. The same kind of apps dominated the Google Play store in 2016. Face Changer, Lumyer, Castbox, Emoji Keyboard and MSQRD are the best apps of 2016. Pokémon Go topped the charts of top trending games followed by Clash Royale, Traffic Rider, Slither.io and Dream League Soccer.
Top Trending Apps of 2016
1. Face Changer 2
4.3 rating. Developed by Scoompa. The fun app in which you can swap faces with your friends or your favorite character, morph heads, use funny faces and accessories like glasses or hats, hundreds of stickers, backgrounds, add text and much more.
2.Lumyer – Photo & Selfie Editor
4.5 rating. Developed by Lumyer Inc. Lumyer is not just filters but an enhanced animated effects app. The selfies come to life with it. Videos can also be recorded in real time with animations. Photos can be shared or saved in GIF format.
3.Castbox – Podcast Radio Music
4.6 rating. Developed by CastBox.FM – Radio & Podcast & Music & AudioBook. You can listen to others’ contents by subscribing and can also publish your own podcasts. MP3 files can also be downloaded and shared.
4.Emoji Keyboard Pro
4.2 rating. Developed by Free Fun Apps 2016. Express your emotions with a lot of emoji, HD wallpapers, colorful themes, beautiful keyboard design and support of a number of languages.
4.3 rating. Developed by Facebook Social. Record animations with a number of cool masks of animals, countries’ flags and others.
Top Trending Games of 2016
4.0 rating. Developed by Niantic Inc. A fun adventure game where you capture all the Pokémons while exploring the world. GPS capability is required.
4.5 rating. Developed by Supercell Strategy. A strategic game where gamers lead the royal family to victory after defeating the enemy with their clans. Users can also challenge their friends to a duel.
4.7 rating. Developed by Soner Kara racing. Motorbike racing with cool graphics, real life recorder bike sounds, 70+ missions, day and night environment. It is available in 19 languages.
4.3 rating. Developed by Lowtech Studios Action. Played against other people online. If your head touches another player then it explodes and the game is over.
5.Dream League Soccer
4.5 rating. Developed by First Touch Sports. Create your dream team and March towards glory. Users can create stadiums, manage their players, import kits, buy or sell players and compete globally with other players.
The list of Google Play’s top streamed songs, movies, TV shows and books can be seen here.