Before receiving the New Year, it is already a custom that in the month of December different platforms make a top 10 with the best, for example: Google published its official list with the most searched things in the browser; TikTok released the hottest trends; Spotify released the most listened to songs, etc. This time, we will show you which were the most downloaded applications of the Google play and the App Store during 2021.
The technology portal Gizmochina, published the list of the Sensor Tower, a company from San Francisco (United States) that provides a series of data on mobile applications, because at the end of each year they usually make their own ranking of the most downloaded apps worldwide for users. operating systems Android Y ios from Apple. The result has varied slightly compared to 2020.
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TikTok has grown so much since 2017, that it is currently the application with the largest number of users worldwide, surpassing the exorbitant figure of 1000 million, also, it maintains the first position as the most downloaded application of the App Store, in 2020 it obtained the same place; however, this does not occur in the Google play, because here the Facebook platform dominates as the absolute leader.
A curious fact is that the 4 applications of Mark Zuckerberg appear in the top 10, both on mobile devices Android What ios. On the other hand, the instant messaging application, WhatsApp, began the year with a terrible crisis that cost millions of users, however it has managed to climb a position in 2021, in Google Play it ranks fourth and in the App Store it ranks third.
The most downloaded applications from Google Play
The most downloaded applications from the App Store
Undoubtedly, the surprise in 2021 was given by Telegram, the second most used instant messaging application globally, since this platform of the Nikolái and Pável Dúrov brothers, in 2020 had only 100 million users and now they exceeded 1000 million , so it appears as the sixth application of Android most downloaded this year.
In the last four positions of Google Play they appear: Snapchat in seventh place, Zoom in eighth place, highly downloaded by the pandemic due to COVID-19; WhatsApp Business in the ninth position and finally CapCut, a very useful platform for editing videos.
Meanwhile, the technology company Google is present at the App Store, since the seventh position is occupied by Google Maps; then comes Facebook Messenger in eighth, CapCut in ninth and Gmail in tenth place.