TikTok is the most downloaded application in the world

TikTok downloads

Surpassing Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger, TikTok is imposed as the most downloaded application in the world, being the only one that does not belong to Mark Zuckerberg

During the Covid-19 pandemic, TikTok reached great popularity among young people, becoming one of the most used applications worldwide.

Its popularity has gone further when it was revealed that the short videos app could surpass Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Y Messenger, and now is the most cheeky platform the world in 2020.

For the first time TikTok managed to defeat the empire of Mark Zuckerberg and place yourself in the public’s taste. According to Nikkei Asia, the Chinese app is the most downloaded.


Facebook Y WhatsApp they remained exactly the same as in 2019; with the second and third place, respectively.

According to the report Messenger He experienced a great fall as he went from occupying the first position to having the fifth position.

The report details that the application owned by Byte Dance is the most downloaded in China and the United States. While in Japan it ranks third below LINE and Instagram.

TikTok It has become the only application of the ‘top 5’ that is not owned by Mark Zuckerberg that leads the ranking, since since its creation in 2018 there was no more popular network than those of the businessman’s empire.

Nikkei Asia did not disclose the number of downloads of any app, so the exact numbers with which it is unknown are TikTok surpassed Facebook.

Top 10 of the most downloaded apps in 2020:

ranking of most downloaded apps 2020

  1. TikTok
  2. Facebook
  3. WhatsApp
  4. Instagram
  5. Facebook Messenger
  6. Snapchat
  7. Telegram
  8. Likee
  9. Pinterest
  10. Twitter

TikTok’s success in beating Mark Zuckerberg’s app empire

TikTok went international in 2017, gaining great interest among young people looking for a new social network. The platform not only dominated the US market, but also part of Europe and Latin America.

In 2019 TikTok it was placed as the fourth most downloaded application on the planet. But with the pandemic, his success increased and in a single year he was able to advance three places.

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