Telegram climbed from 9th place in December 2020 towards the very best in January 2021. Out of 63 million downloads, 24 per cent came from India followed by 10 per cent in Indonesia.
Telegram has overtaken TikTok to become the most downloaded non-gaming program overall in January 202, according to Sensor Tower’s report. The messaging platform listed over 63 million installs that is 3.8 occasions downloads compared to January 2020. The program clearly benefitted from WhatsApp’s new privacy policies that caused a stir and directed to customers looking for alternatives instead of accept the stipulations.
While Telegram has been the most downloaded non-gaming app on Play Store, it bagged the fourth spot in Apple’s App Store. On iOS devices, TikTok is still the most downloaded program in January 2021 followed by YouTube and video-conferencing app Zoom. In general, TikTok’s downloads were surpassed by a thousand in the preceding month.
Telegram rose from 9th place in December 2020 towards the very best in January 2021. From 63 million downloads, 24 percent came from India followed by 10 per cent in Indonesia.
But, Telegram was not the only messaging app that climbed through the ranks. Signal’s downloads skyrocketed too as it had been the second-most downloaded app on Google Play Store and third overall. On Apple App Store, Signal was able to break into the top 10 since it was 10th on the list.
Signal witnessed a huge surge in its downloads shortly after the Facebook-owned messaging platform’s new privacy policies have been introduced.
In the lack of short-form video-sharing app TikTok,’Made in India’ program Moj managed to catch the spot on Play Store’s top 10 list. It’s over 100 million downloads on the platform. Despite all controversies, WhatsApp was among the also catching the fifth spot overall.