TikTok, which is a video sharing platform, was reportedly probably the most downloaded app on Apple’s App Retailer globally within the first quarter of 2019. As per SensorTower, greater than 33 million customers downloaded the identical app from App Retailer in the course of the first quarter. Along with this, TikTok secured the high spot for the fifth consecutive quarter on the App Retailer.
Moreover, the highest 5 apps that have been downloaded probably the most within the first quarter of this 12 months embody TikTok, YouTube, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger. The report additionally famous that Twitter is on the quantity 16 spot. “YouTube was No. 2 for the second quarter in a row. Twitter had 11.7 million App Retailer downloads in Q1 2019, making it the No. 16 most downloaded app. This was Twitter’s highest whole since Q1 2015 and a year-over-year enhance of three.6 %,” the report said.
The report additionally revealed that many of the TikTok progress was largely pushed by India as round “88.6 million new customers flocked to the app final quarter.” “This was eight.2 occasions extra new installs than TikTok noticed there in 1Q18 and was predominantly from Android, with Google Play accounting for almost 99 % of downloads. By comparability, TikTok added roughly 13.2 million new customers america throughout Q1, a rise of 181 % year-over-year, or 2.eight occasions the four.7 million installs it had there in 1Q18,” the cited supply reported about this in April.
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The supply additionally talked about that TikTok might not witness good obtain numbers within the subsequent quarter. This assumption has been made on the foundation of the app’s ban in India in April over unlawful or porn content material being shared on its platform. Whereas that ban was lifted in the identical month, it’s mentioned that the app may need misplaced a minimal of 15 million downloads in that period.
In addition to, TikTok was the third most put in app globally on Google Play Retailer throughout Q1. “Q1 was additionally a major quarter for TikTok’s income from in-app purchases, with whole person spending reaching an estimated $18.9 million globally. This was 222 % or three.2 occasions better than the $5.9 million we present the app grossed throughout 1Q18,” the report revealed.