WhatsApp was the most downloaded application in the month of November worldwide. The messenger showed an increase of 25% in relation to the same month of 2018, reaching 87 million installations this year. The ranking takes into account the results obtained from the Android app store, Google Play Store, and the App Store, iPhone store (iOS). Brazil corresponds to 8% of the total installs of the application in the period. TikTok, a Chinese app for creating short videos with musical voiceovers, dances, clips or humor scenes, ranked second with 72 million downloads.
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In the top 5 also appear Facebook, Messenger and Instagram, in third, fourth and fifth place, respectively. The positioning of the five most downloaded apps remains in comparison with the month of October. The research carried out by the consultancy Sensor Tower, specialized in the determination of data related to application activity. The company updates the results monthly and the data does not include information on mobile game downloads.
Most downloaded apps in November Photo: Divulgao / Sensor Tower
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curious that, despite WhatsApp leading the world ranking of downloads, it appears in fifth place in the list of the Apple Store. The first place on iOS occupied by Disney +, which is the big news this month in the United States. Walt Disney's streaming is also among the 10 most non-game related apps in the global listing, which indicates an increase in the app, which may gain positions in the coming months.
WhatsApp also leads the way in the Google store results, followed by Facebook, TikTok, Messenger and Likee. Fifth in the Play Store ranking, Likee, a video editing tool, occupies the sixth global position even without appearing on the iOS listing.
In addition to Likee, the general list also includes applications that are not so popular in Brazil, such as SHAREit. The platform for sharing documents between devices of different operating systems occupies the seventh position followed by Club Factory, a Chinese shopping app.
WhatsApp was the most downloaded application in the world in November Photo: Anna Kellen Bull / TechTudo
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