Which Apps Are Draining Your Smartphone Battery the Most?

Google is tops, according to Uswitch, followed by 3 from the Facebook family

The top 10 apps require access to a combined 422 permissions on smartphones Prykhodov/iStock

The Google application takes the largest toll on smartphone batteries, followed by three apps from Facebook—its flagship app, Messenger From Facebook and WhatsApp—according to a new analysis from U.K.-based comparison website Uswitch.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.