Regardless of a $5.7 million FTC wonderful and modifications to limit its use by below 13-year-olds, TikTok retained its No. 1 place as probably the most downloaded app on the Apple App Retailer for the fifth consecutive quarter, in accordance with a brand new report from Sensor Tower. The app noticed greater than 33 million App Retailer downloads throughout Q1, and was adopted by YouTube, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger to spherical out the highest 5.

The No. 16 prime app, Twitter, additionally had a superb quarter, the app retailer intelligence’s report famous.

With 11.7 million App Retailer downloads, it noticed its largest quarter by way of downloads since Q1 2015 — and a year-over-year improve of three.6 p.c. After all, these figures gained’t essentially translate to a rise in energetic customers, although, as installs aren’t a direct correlation to utilization.

However whereas TikTok was once more topping the App Retailer, it wasn’t probably the most downloaded app on Android gadgets in Q1.

With a much bigger footprint in rising markets and a bigger whole consumer base, Android developments can look totally different from these on iOS. This previous quarter, WhatsApp was the No. 1 app on Google Play with almost 199 million installs. It was adopted by Messenger, then TikTok, Fb, and Instagram.

Fb, WhatsApp and Messenger all noticed over 150 tens of millions apiece in Q1 2019, as did TikTok.

Although not the highest app on Android, TikTok nonetheless had an enormous quarter — notably in India, the place 88.6 million new customers put in the app in Q1, up 8.2 instances over Q1 2018, Sensor Tower famous in an earlier report. 

That mentioned, TikTok’s numbers for the following quarter might not be pretty much as good. The app was banned in India in April over unlawful content material together with pornography. Whereas that ban was lifted later that month, Sensor Tower estimated it had price the app not less than 15 million downloads there, and what would have been its biggest-ever month.

An up-and-comer in Q1 included YouTube Youngsters, which noticed a 291 p.c quarter-over-quarter improve and 29 tens of millions downloads on Google Play, the place it joined YouTube and YouTube Music to grow to be a prime 20 app. 

With the 2 app shops figures’ mixed, WhatsApp turned probably the most downloaded app within the quarter with over 22 million installs throughout the App Retailer and Google Play.

Messenger clocked in at No. 2 with almost 203 million installs. And TikTok’s good points on the App Retailer allowed it to take the No. 3. place, adopted by Fb and Instagram.

The remainder of the highest 10 didn’t change, with Fb claiming 4 of the highest 5 spots. In the meantime, first-time customers in India pushed picture editor PicsArt into the worldwide prime 20.


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