This app becomes the most downloaded app on Play Store

In current scenario, WhatsApp’s loss has become Telegram’s gain. Ever since WhatsApp has publicized its new privacy policy, users have migrated to other messaging apps including Telegram and Signal. People found a lot of conjectures in WhatsApp’s privacy policy. Even before WhatsApp could explain its case, users have found the other apps more reliable and safer. Due to this abrupt swing of users from WhatsApp, Telegram seems to have really benefitted. Going by a latest sensor tower report, Telegram has become the most downloaded app on Google Play Store.

From the ninth position, Telegram has moved to the top spot on Google Play Store. On Apple’s App Store, it is the fourth most downloaded app. Considering the overall downloads, Telegram claims the top spot here as well. With over 63 million installs, Telegram was the most downloaded non-gaming app worldwide for January 2021. This is almost four times its downloads in January 2020. At 24 percent, India is the country with the largest number of Telegram installs, followed by Indonesia at 10 percent. Despite facing a ban in India, TikTok became the second most downloaded app.

As per the report, with close to 62 million installs, TikTok was the second most installed non-gaming app worldwide last month. The countries with the largest number of TikTok installs were from Douyin in China at 17 percent, followed by the United States at 10 percent.

Apart from this, Telegram has now made it easier for users to transfer their chat from WhatsApp to Telegram.


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