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This is Apple’s App of the Year

December 10, 2015, 6:35 PM UTC
The Periscope video streaming site logo is displayed on the screen of an Apple Inc. iPhone in this arranged photograph taken in London, U.K., on Friday, May, 15, 2015. Facebook Inc. reached a deal with New York Times Co. and eight other media outlets to post stories directly to the social networkÕs mobile news feeds, as publishers strive for new ways to expand their reach. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg
The Periscope video streaming site logo is displayed on the screen of an Apple Inc. iPhone in this arranged photograph taken in London, U.K., on Friday, May, 15, 2015. Facebook Inc. reached a deal with New York Times Co. and eight other media outlets to post stories directly to the social networkÕs mobile news feeds, as publishers strive for new ways to expand their reach. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg
Photograph by Chris Ratcliffe—Bloomberg Finance LP/Getty Images

Apple (APPL) released its picks for the best iOS apps of the year on Wednesday, and the top app shouldn’t be a surprise. The live-streaming video app, Periscope, netted ten million users by August this year since the product launched at the end of March.

“This game-changer made sharing and watching live videos an instant obsession,” said Apple in announcing the winner. The runner-up was photo editing app Enlight.

“When we launched Periscope this past March, we had no idea what to expect,” Periscope said on its blog. “We certainly hoped people would like what we had built, and would find value in using it. But we never expected our idea would be supported this much, or grow this fast.”

Before Periscope launched earlier this year, it was snapped up by Twitter (TWTR) for more than $86 million.