TikTok become 2020’s most downloaded application

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 05: In this photo illustration, the social media application logo, Tik Tok is displayed on the screen of an iPhone on March 05, 2019 in Paris, France. The social network broke the rules for the protection of children's online privacy (COPPA) and was fined $ 5.7 million. The fact TikTok criticized is quite serious in the United States, the platform, which currently has more than 500 million users worldwide, collected data that should not have asked minors. TikTok, also known as Douyin in China, is a media app for creating and sharing short videos. Owned by ByteDance, Tik Tok is a leading video platform in Asia, United States, and other parts of the world. In 2018, the application gained popularity and became the most downloaded app in the U.S. in October 2018. (Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images)

TikTok has beaten Facebook and has become one of the most downloaded application this year. TikTok topped the list with more than 1 billion monthly active users.

Facebook’s apps, however, dominated the top five most downloaded apps list, with Facebook coming in second, WhatsApp Messenger third, and Instagram fifth.

Zoom’s mobile app has seen significant increases in download activity in 2020 rising 219 spots on the downloads chart and becomes fourth spot. Zoom also gained wide popularity in the year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The App Annie’s has released the listed of top ten apps of the year in terms of ‘Total downloads’, ‘Consumer spend’ and ‘Monthly active users’. The downloads and consumer spend data is based on combined results from iOS App Store and Google Play till November 2020.

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Facebook Messenger, Google Meet, Snapchat, Telegram and Likee are the other application were listed in top ten.


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