20 best iPhone apps to get you started

Here's a selection of some essential and not-so-essential apps that will help you get by in a world increasingly dependent on digital interaction. 

5. Facebook

Facebook is on this list because, well, it’s unavoidable.

Data released last year showed that Facebook’s userbase spends more time on the site’s mobile version than its classic desktop version.

You’d be wise to follow suit. The app version is quick and clutter free while still offering much of the same functionality.

Facebook also released a Messenger and Camera app to allow for faster chatting and photo browsing.

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