Following the emergence of WhatsApp’s controversial policy, a large number of users around the world turned to Telegram as an alternative and now this messaging app has set a new record.
Telegram became the most downloaded application in a single month worldwide. According to a report released by Sensor Tower, Telegram was the most downloaded non-gaming app in the South 2021, surpassing other major platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and Tik Tok.
According to the report, a total of 63 million users downloaded the telegram in January, 3.8 times more than in January 2020. The app was downloaded the most in India, followed by Indonesia.
After a dramatic increase in download rates, Telegram ranked fourth in the Google Play Store and fourth in the App Store. While this rate was very low in January 2020.
In January 2021, Telegram was the first most downloaded app in the Google Play Store, followed by Tik Tok, Signal III, Facebook IV, and WhatsApp. The Telegram was number four on the App Store.