Facebook Only behind Instagram, Facebook was another popular app this year, as more people continue to use social networking for communication. Facebook held its IPO in 2012, raising more than $16 billion in the offering.
Draw Something Draw Something, the popular game now owned by Zynga (ZNGA - Get Report), was the top gaming app of 2012. Zynga recently wrote down its acquisition of OMGPOP, the maker of Draw Something.
YouTube Apple and Google (GOOG - Get Report) have had a tumultuous relationship in 2012, and that may have led to the decision for Apple not to include YouTube in its new mobile operating system, iOS 6. Google eventually released a new app for iOS.
Temple Run Temple Run is a running game that allows you to race down ancient temple walls and along sheer cliffs. You collect coins and buy power ups while you're running, jumping and avoiding obstacles. The trick is to see how far you can run.