According to a technical report by SensorTower analytics, TikTok has managed quite an exceptional accomplishment, surpassing the 1.5 billion downloads mark and claiming the third spot within the most downloaded non-gaming class for 2019. The Chinese social media app managed to interrupt through Facebook’s hegemony within the top charts on both the App Store and Google Play and solely trails WhatsApp and Messenger while surpassing long-standing titans like Facebook and Instagram.
What’s even additional exceptional is that TikTok was launched just 3 years past in 2016. The Information shows that in Q3 2019 alone, the app managed a combined 176.5 million downloads across android and iOS that doesn’t take under consideration the downloads from third-party app stores in China wherever TikTok is extremely popular.
Looking back, the app cracked the billion downloads mark in February 2019 and managed to grow by another 500 million in around seven months subsequently. On a per-country basis, India is the runaway leader once it involves total downloads for 2019 with an estimated 466.8 million activation on each iOS and android. China is another key growth driver with an estimated 173.2 million downloads whereas the USA comes in at third place with around 123.8 million.
In-app spending is also on the increase because it topped $115.3 million throughout 2019. Chinese users have accounted for an estimated $84.5 million or near to 50% of the whole spending. The USA with $62.4 million and the UK with $6.9 million complete the top 3 charts.