TikTok topped the list of the most downloaded apps in the world

The analytical company Sensor Tower published a rating of the most downloaded apps in the world as of July 2020. TikTok, owned by the Chinese company Douyin, took the top spot on the list. It is noteworthy that the social video network has become a leader both in the App Store and on the Google Play platform.

world's most downloaded apps as of July 2020

The number of TikTok downloads exceeds the 65.2 million mark, which is 21.4% higher than in the same period of 2019. Despite the conflict with the US government, it is the American audience that accounts for the largest number of downloads, which is 9.7%. The second most popular country for TikTok is Indonesia, which accounts for 8.5% of downloads.

The second line is occupied by the Facebook client app with 53.5 million downloads: 23.1% of them are in India and 9.1% - in Indonesia. Zoom, Instagram, and WhatsApp were also in the top five. Sensor Tower analysts note a significant increase in the number of downloads from Snack Video. After the removal of the social video editor from the Indian Google Play and App Store, the app's popularity increased 3.7 times, resulting in 28.8 million downloads in July.

Sensor Tower data only counts unique installations, which are counted only when you first download the app via your Google Play or App Store account. Company representatives also note that they combine the indicators of several versions of the same app.

Source: gizchina.com
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