The 13 most popular free applications of 2011

One of the Angry Birds - the most popular free game on iPhones and iPads. Photo / supplied
One of the Angry Birds - the most popular free game on iPhones and iPads. Photo / supplied

Facebook has topped the list of Apple's most popular free applications this year.

Apple recently released a list of the 13 most popular free applications for iPhones and iPads, with Facebook in the number one spot.

Rounding out the top three spots were the Pandora Radio application and the free version of Words With Friends.

'Angry Birds' was far and away iPhone and iPad users most popular game, nabbing three spots in the Top 13 and coming in at number one in the paid category.

Micro-blogging site Twitter also earned a spot on the list, coming in at number ten, and even the Weather Channel got a look-in at number thirteen.

Top 13 Free Applications

1. Facebook

2. Pandora Radio

3. Words With Friends Free

4. Angry Birds Free

5. Skype

6. Netflix

7. Angry Birds Rio Free

8. Groupon

9. Fruit Ninja Lite

10. Twitter

11. Angry Birds Seasons Free

12. Tap Tap Revenge 4

13. The Weather Channel

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