Unpredictably gaining popularity around the world and continuing to do so. TikTok has reached a crucial milestone that symbolizes its success. Social media platform, globally 3 billion downloads managed to overcome. Previously, only Facebook applications could achieve this success.
Facebook, social media platforms Facebook
with Instagram and messaging apps WhatsApp
with With Messenger managed to exceed 3 billion downloads. These four apps were the only members on the list of apps that exceeded 3 billion downloads, excluding games. However, a new member has been added to these members besides Facebook.
The fifth mobile application that has passed the 3 billion threshold:
According to Sensor Tower’s data, TikTok is the only non-game mobile application that managed to pass the 3 billion download threshold. On the other hand, this success of TikTok does not change the fact that the platform is still far from catching Facebook. While Facebook has 2.85 billion monthly active users, this number is in TikTok. 732 million.
When TikTok debuted in 2016, it gained great popularity with its digital culture that distinguishes it from social media content producers and other platforms. Especially during the coronavirus outbreak There was a significant increase in the number of users of the application. People who are locked in their homes have started to download TikTok to spend time, contributing to the increase in the popularity of the application.
This incredible success of TikTok on social media forced its competitors to ‘borrow’ some features in TikTok. Instagram in August 2020 Reels property and made short-form videos available for users on the app’s Stream and Discover pages.