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TikTok App Reaches 1.5 Billion Downloads; India Highest Contributor

By Gagandeep Sokhey . 18th November 2019 01:08pm
TikTok App Reaches 1.5 Billion Downloads; India Highest Contributor


TikTok is a Chinese social media app available for Android and iOS devices which helps in creating short lip sync videos. Chinese developer ByteDance launched the app in 2017 as Douyin and in international markets as TikTok.

tiktok reaches 1.5 billion downloads

TikTok app has become the highest-grossing app across the world with India being the highest contributor. On Google Play and Apple Store, the app has reached 1.5 Billion downloads from which 31% of the downloads are from India (around 466.8 million downloads).

HIGHEST GROSSING APP IN 2019

In February 2019 the app reached 1 billion downloads and now after just 9 months, it hits 1.5 billion downloads in the smartphone market. 

India tops the chart with being the faster adopter of TikTok app with 277.6 million downloads in 2019 (amounts to 45% of the global installs). China stands second with downloads of 45.5 million (7.4%), however, the USA came in third position with 37.6 million downloads (6%) in 2019.



* These figures only include the downloads/installs from Google Play and Apple Store

THIRD POSITION IN 2019 (NON-GAMING SOCIAL MEDIA APP)

WhatsApp tops the chart with 707.4 million installs and Facebook Messenger at second position with 636.2 million downloads. TikTok places itself at the third most downloaded app of the year (non-gaming app) with 614 million downloads in 2019.

The Facebook app places itself in the fourth position with 587 million downloads, Instagram at the fifth spot with 376.2 million downloads. 

AVERAGE USAGE BY THE USER

As per the statistics, the average time spent on the TikTok app by a user is 34 minutes however the Facebook app leads the time spending with 44 minutes on average. 



FUTURE PLANS

TikTok is eyeing on monetizing through the help of ads and started testing social commerce on its platform where users can add links of e-commerce sites to their profiles. 



Do you TikTok? If not, then go and download the app from Google Play or Apple Store and start creating short videos and share with others. 

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