TikTok hits 1.5 billion downloads globally, India leads

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Hey buddies, Social video app TikTok has reached 1.5 billion downloads worldwide on the App Store as well as Google Play and India leads the chart with 466.8 million or about 31 percent of all unique installs.

In 2019, TikTok gained 614 million downloads six percent more than it had last year, reported mobile intelligence firm SensorTower. India has been a fast adaptor in 2019, driving up 277.6 million downloads so far this year, or roughly 45 percent of all global installs.

The figure does not include installs from third-party Android stores in the country, said Sensor Tower. TikTok with 614 million downloads currently is the third-most downloaded non-gaming app of the year, behind WhatsApp at the top with 707.4 million installs and Facebook Messenger at second spot with 636.2 million.

China generated the second-largest amount of downloads with 45.5 million, or 7.4 percent, while the US is No 3 with 37.6 million installs, or about 6 percent, this year. TikTok with 614 million downloads currently is the third-most downloaded non-gaming app of the year, behind WhatsApp at the top with 707.4 million installs and Facebook Messenger at second spot with 636.2 million. Facebook is fourth with 587 million downloads and Instagram at the fifth spot with 376.2 million.

To recall, TikTok crossed the 1 billion downloads breakthrough in February 2019, taking just under nine months to generate a further 500 million installs.

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