Telegram has risen to become the most downloaded non-gaming app in January 2021, beating other apps like TikTok, Facebook, signal and most controversially WhatsApp.
With Telegram at the top of the list for the most downloaded non-gaming app with over sixty-three million downloads globally, TikTok came in second with sixty-two million. Signal; another instant messaging app, came in at third place. Facebook and WhatsApp took fourth and fifth place respectively.
India downloaded the app the most in January 2021 with downloads making a whopping twenty-four percent out of total downloads. Out of over sixty-three million downloads, India had around fifteen million downloads and this is almost four times her download in January 2020.
Instagram, accompanied by Zoom, MX Taka Tak, Snapchat and Messenger took the sixth to tenth positions respectively in the list of non-gaming apps.
Telegram’s estimate of sixty-three million downloads is an aggregate of downloads from both App store and Play store from the first to the thirty-first of January, 2021.