Telegram was the world's most downloaded mobile app of January 2021, with over 63 million downloads, according to Sensor Tower. In comparison, that's almost four times more than the same period last year. Note that India and Indonesia recorded the highest number of Telegram app installations.
In addition, the success of TikTok continues, since the application was the second most downloaded app in January (62 million app installations), just ahead of Signal, another WhatsApp alternative. Despite the buzz around Telegram and Signal, Facebook's WhatsApp remains in the top five most downloaded apps worldwide.
Top 10 most downloaded apps worldwide, January 2021
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