Apple has recorded more than 50 billion app downloads from the App Store. The person that was lucky enough to download the 50 billionth app will get a $10,000 gift card to the App Store gift. The 50 people who downloaded apps after the big winner will each get that each a $500 gift card.
Apple tweeted the news yesterday afternoon, after they hit their goal.
— App Store(@AppStore) May 15, 2013
The company hit this benchmark the same day that Google announced that Google Play has just crossed 48 billion app installs.