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    App sector continues to boom

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

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    While much of the US economy is still feeling the effects of the great recession, one new sector has seen explosive growth.

    It's an industry that didn't exist just a few years ago. The market for smart phone apps is creating hundreds of thousands of jobs.

    Recently, the company that makes the Instagram app was bought by Facebook for $1bn.

    Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports.