‘YouTube’ Tops Android Apps List This Week

YouTube is the No. 1 top free Android app this week, according to research from Google Play. The Google-owned video streaming app ousts Google Maps from the No. 1 position, shooting up from the No. 8 position last week.

Below, we’ve listed the top free Android apps of the week. The list links to Google Play’s research about the individual apps, including user reviews.

To prepare for Mediabistro’s upcoming Media App Summit on December 4, 2012, we spotlight the top free apps every week–helping our readers discover, enjoy and analyze successful content.

Top Free Android Apps of the Week

1. YouTube

2. Street View on Google

3. Facebook for Android

4.  Gmail

5. Google Maps

6. Voice Search

7. Adobe Flash Player 11

8. Google Search

9. Pandora

10. Google Play Books