Telegram leaves Snapchat and YouTube behind, turns 5th most downloaded app globally

    Telegram emerged as the fifth most downloaded app globally, leaving behind Snapchat and YouTube, the new Sensor Tower report for Q1 2022 revealed. The data suggest that Telegram continues to maintain its popularity in the face of tough competition from WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook.
    By HT TECH
    | Updated on Apr 29 2022, 12:50 PM IST
    Telegram has attained the 5th position in the list of most downloaded apps worldwide with a surge in the number of downloads when compared with the previous year. Cumulatively, Telegram now has more than 100 million downloads.
    Telegram has attained the 5th position in the list of most downloaded apps worldwide with a surge in the number of downloads when compared with the previous year. Cumulatively, Telegram now has more than 100 million downloads. (Pixabay)
    1/6 Telegram has attained the 5th position in the list of most downloaded apps worldwide with a surge in the number of downloads when compared with the previous year. Cumulatively, Telegram now has more than 100 million downloads. (Pixabay)
    According to the Sensor Tower report, the worldwide app installs reached nearly 37 billion on the App Store and Google Play. While being in the top 5, Telegram even surpassed Snapchat and YouTube downloads.
    According to the Sensor Tower report, the worldwide app installs reached nearly 37 billion on the App Store and Google Play. While being in the top 5, Telegram even surpassed Snapchat and YouTube downloads. (Pixabay)
    According to the Sensor Tower report, the worldwide app installs reached nearly 37 billion on the App Store and Google Play. While being in the top 5, Telegram even surpassed Snapchat and YouTube downloads.
    2/6 According to the Sensor Tower report, the worldwide app installs reached nearly 37 billion on the App Store and Google Play. While being in the top 5, Telegram even surpassed Snapchat and YouTube downloads. (Pixabay)
    Among all these, TikTok topped the charts with over 3.5 billion downloads, while Instagram got second spot. Facebook and WhatsApp followed.
    Among all these, TikTok topped the charts with over 3.5 billion downloads, while Instagram got second spot. Facebook and WhatsApp followed. (Pixabay)
    Among all these, TikTok topped the charts with over 3.5 billion downloads, while Instagram got second spot. Facebook and WhatsApp followed.
    3/6 Among all these, TikTok topped the charts with over 3.5 billion downloads, while Instagram got second spot. Facebook and WhatsApp followed. (Pixabay)
    Broadly, Telegram is the 5th most downloaded app worldwide as well as the fifth most downloaded social media app. The top 5 spots in the list are covered by all social media giants.
    Broadly, Telegram is the 5th most downloaded app worldwide as well as the fifth most downloaded social media app. The top 5 spots in the list are covered by all social media giants. (Bloomberg)
    Broadly, Telegram is the 5th most downloaded app worldwide as well as the fifth most downloaded social media app. The top 5 spots in the list are covered by all social media giants.
    4/6 Broadly, Telegram is the 5th most downloaded app worldwide as well as the fifth most downloaded social media app. The top 5 spots in the list are covered by all social media giants. (Bloomberg)
    However, worldwide downloads on Apple App Store for Telegram are not that impressive as it couldn't even manage to come into the top 10 list. It got into 11th spot. On Google Play Store, Telegram got 6th position after Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, Shopee, and WhatsApp.
    However, worldwide downloads on Apple App Store for Telegram are not that impressive as it couldn't even manage to come into the top 10 list. It got into 11th spot. On Google Play Store, Telegram got 6th position after Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, Shopee, and WhatsApp. (Pixabay)
    However, worldwide downloads on Apple App Store for Telegram are not that impressive as it couldn't even manage to come into the top 10 list. It got into 11th spot. On Google Play Store, Telegram got 6th position after Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, Shopee, and WhatsApp.
    5/6 However, worldwide downloads on Apple App Store for Telegram are not that impressive as it couldn't even manage to come into the top 10 list. It got into 11th spot. On Google Play Store, Telegram got 6th position after Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, Shopee, and WhatsApp. (Pixabay)
    Of course, TikTok app topped the charts with over 3.5 billion downloads and became the fifth such app till now to cross this major milestone.
    Of course, TikTok app topped the charts with over 3.5 billion downloads and became the fifth such app till now to cross this major milestone. (Pixabay)
    Of course, TikTok app topped the charts with over 3.5 billion downloads and became the fifth such app till now to cross this major milestone.
    6/6 Of course, TikTok app topped the charts with over 3.5 billion downloads and became the fifth such app till now to cross this major milestone. (Pixabay)
    First Published Date: 29 Apr, 12:50 PM IST
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