Finally, the ticker for the app downloads from Apple App Store reached the 50 billion mark.
Apple announced the 50th billionth download on twitter.They tweeted We just hit 50 billion app downloads.
— App Store(@AppStore) May 15, 2013
The competition was announced on 3rd May by Apple which awards $10,000 Apple Store gift card to 50 billionth app download from the store. First 50 apps downloaded after the 50 billion mark will also be rewarded with $500 gift card. Apple will be releasing the winners in the coming days.