The Chinese Video Sharing app TikTok has made waves across the world as people have gone crazy with its ease of sharing content. The app is used globally by millions of users who share funny, and artistic videos on this platform, as they gain popularity users start following them.
The app has now broken all the records of popularity and is among the top 2 apps downloaded last year. The number of downloads of TikTok was more than that of Facebook, Facebook Messenger, and Instagram.
TikTok becomes Number Two Highest Downloaded app
By the last quarter of the year, TikTok was installed 200 million times which is a massive number for any application. There has been a close to twenty-four percent increase in the app’s popularity since last quarter, and TikTok has recorded a growth of 6% per year.
Sensor Tower data revealed that TikTok had 700 Million downloads in the year 2019 and surpassed Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram. On the other hand, the most downloaded app in 2019 was WhatsApp owned by FACEBOOK, which had more than 850 downloads in 2019.
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TikTok Growth is Unbelievable
Over the years, TikTok, which was previously known as Musically, has grown steadily in the last few years. Even though WhatsApp has seen massive upward growth trends with 39 percent. TikTok growth has been incredible as it has fast become one of the most downloaded apps and soon rose from Number four to number two in the App download charts.
Sensor Tower Survey Highlights TikTok
Sensor Tower report highlighted TikTok: as one of the most promising and rising apps of the year and showcased it in its “Stories of the year.”
As per the report “When it comes to worldwide downloads, Facebook’s dominance among the top apps was apparent: Facebook published the top four apps in 2016 and 2017. Over the next two years, only TikTok was able to break into these top positions, demonstrating that it is still possible for new apps to emerge and compete with top social apps by publishers such as Facebook and Snapchat,” it said in the report.
TikTok: Popular Millennial App
TikTok is owned by Chinese firm Byte dance which is now one of the world’s highest-rated startup and is valued at a massive 78 Billion dollars. Musically fast became one of the most popular apps among the young generation as they use it as an entertainment and talent showcase platform. The app was renamed as TikTok and has now garnered more than one and a half billion downloads overall.
People can record short videos with effects with prerecorded music or sound clips from their favorite shows, movies, and songs.