China’s video-sharing app TikTok has snatched the title of the world’s most downloaded app from Facebook.
According to the results of the 2020 Global Survey on Downloads, TikTok is ahead of Facebook.
In 2018, the company that publishes the new research report on social media is releasing data. That it launched in 2017, it features leading apps from around the world, including Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger.
All of these apps are owned by Facebook, the report also revealed that the Chinese app has managed to surpass all these apps in the United States in their own country.
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Some users feel that personal information shared with TikTok is not secure. But still its popularity is increasing day by day. In 2020, former US President Donald Trump called for a ban on the same Chinese app, but he did not succeed.
The researchers reported that, during the global epidemic, app downloads increased significantly in the United States and Europe.
At the beginning of 2021, WhatsApp announced that it would share user data with Facebook, after which the company faced severe criticism and thousands of users also started using alternative apps.