Telegram & Signal surpasses WhatsApp to become most downloaded app
The signal becomes the most downloaded app, Telegram becomes the most downloaded app, WhatsApp sees a crash in downloads –
Telegram and Signal surpasses WhatsApp to become the most Downloaded messaging app worldwide in January 2021.
First most downloaded app
Telegram has become the most downloaded non-gaming app for January 2021 with more than 63 million installs (380% more downloads than January 2020).
The countries with the highest number of Telegram downloads were India (at 24%) and Indonesia (at 10%).
Second most downloaded app
TikTok was the second most downloaded non-gaming app worldwide in January 2021 with approximately 62 million installs.
The countries with the highest number of TikTok downloads were China (at 17%) and the United States (at 10%).
Third most downloaded app
Signal has become the third most downloaded non-gaming app worldwide & second messaging app.
App download estimates are from Sensor Tower, and for App Store & Play Store between January 1 2021 to January 31, 2021, worldwide excluding the pre-installed app on App Store and Play Store.
Some FAQs related to Singal, WhatsApp, and Telegram
- Is Signal better than WhatsApp?
- Is Telegram Better than WhatsApp?
Yes, Telegram is much secured than WhatsApp, Telegram collects some of your data but not as WhatsApp which are collecting a lot of its user’s data.
- Is Signal owned by Google or Facebook?
No, Signal messenger is managed by a non-profitable organization, hence it is not sold, and not owned by either Google or Facebook.
- Is Telegram owned by Facebook?
No, Telegram is not owned by Facebook.
- Why does Elon Musk use Signal?
Elon Musk uses Signal messenger because Signal is a very secure messaging app, it does not collect or exploit its user’s data.
- How does Signal app make money?
Signal messenger is a non-profitable organization, hence they are financed by donations and grants.
- Why People are leaving WhatsApp?
People are shifting from WhatsApp to Signal or Telegram and that is why you can see a very hike in the number of downloads of Telegram and Signal.