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ByteDance’s social video app TikTok took over Facebook as the second most downloaded app in 2019 according to Sensor Tower Store Intelligence Data.
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TikTok, which reached more than 738 million downloads and grossed nearly USD 177 million globally, is second to only Facebook-owned WhatsApp which crossed the 250 million download mark globally in Q4, 2019 alone.
Interestingly, TikTok’s majority of downloads came from India, accounting for 44% of the overall figure, despite facing a ban in the market in late April. The app recently changed its policy to ban delinquent behaviour by underage users.