Ever wondered which apps are used the most around the world? Here’s a list of the top 10 most popular apps worldwide.
Tiktok is a video app that allows users to create and share short videos with special effects and filters. It was launched in 2012 by the Chinese company ByteDance, which also owns Musical.ly, a similar app that targets tweens and teens. Tiktok has more than 700 million users worldwide, making it the most popular social media app in China–and one of the most popular apps overall.
Instagram is a photo and video-sharing social network that allows users to take pictures, apply digital filters to them, and share them on a variety of social networking services. The app was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger in 2010. They sold Instagram to Facebook in 2012 for US$1 billion in cash and stock. As of June 2019, Instagram has 1 billion active users globally, making it the most popular photo sharing app worldwide. Instagram can be used as a primary account holder (PUAH) with one or more secondary accounts linked as followers. A PUAH can also choose to disable comments from other PUAsHs on their posts by disabling comment settings within their profile settings page
Facebook is a social networking service and website where users can post, like, and comment on content. It was founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. As of 2018 Facebook has over 2 billion monthly active users worldwide and has become one of the largest websites in terms of traffic; as of June 2017 it ranked second only to Google Search globally according to Alexa Internet (which also ranks it as the most popular mobile app). In 2012 it was estimated that about 67% of all Americans had at least one Facebook account.
Whatsapp is one of the most popular messaging apps in the world, with over 1.5 billion users. It was acquired by Facebook in 2014 and has been growing ever since.
Telegram is a cloud-based instant messaging app with a focus on security and speed. It was founded in 2013 by Nikolai and Pavel Durov, who also founded Vkontakte (VK), Russia’s largest social network. The app has over 310 million users worldwide, including 100 million active users per month as of February 2019. Telegram can be used to send text messages and files up to 1GB in size across multiple platforms using its secure protocol called MTProto that provides end-to-end encryption for all communications within its ecosystem of apps: Telegram Messenger, Telegram Desktop and Telegram X (a lightweight version for Android devices). The app is available on Android phones through Google Play Store as well as iOS devices through Apple App Store; however you can also download it directly from their website if you don’t want to use third party stores like these two mentioned above!
Subway Surfers is a mobile game developed by Kiloo, which was released for iOS in 2012. The game has since been downloaded over 3 billion times, making it one of the most popular apps worldwide. Players take control of an avatar named “Jake” who must run away from the police while collecting coins and avoiding obstacles along the way. The objective is to travel through train stations while avoiding obstacles such as trains, zombies and dogs; if you collide with any of these things then you will be fined by the authorities! This game is available on both Android and Windows Phone devices but only supports touch screen controls so no physical buttons are required (except for power button).
7. Stumble Guys is a social media app for teens and young adults. The game involves swiping left or right to make decisions about the other characters in the story, who you can interact with through chats and texts. It’s available on Android, iOS and Windows Phone devices worldwide. Stumble Guys has over 254 million users worldwide
Spotify is a music streaming service that has over 100 million subscribers. It was launched in the year 2008 and it’s owned by Spotify AB, a Swedish company. Spotify has over 30 million songs available on its platform, including both new releases and old favorites from your favorite artists. There are also playlists curated by Spotify editors to help you discover new music based on your tastes and preferences. In addition to its huge library of songs, Spotify also offers podcasts which can be streamed or downloaded for offline listening at any time so you never have to go without your favorite podcast again!
Shein is an online fashion store that sells clothes, shoes, accessories and beauty products. It’s based in China and has over 1.7 million followers on Instagram.
Messenger is a free messaging app that lets you connect with people in ways that are faster and richer than text messages. You can send messages, photos, videos, GIFs, stickers and more. Messenger is available for iPhone, iPad and Android phones. Messenger has over 2 billion monthly active users (MAUs) across its platforms worldwide.