10 Most Downloaded Apps In The World 2021

For both Android and iOS, combined together, the number one ranking app in the world for the year 2021 is Tiktok. After that is Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. The next couple of apps on this list of most-downloaded apps in the world for the year 2021 are slightly more difficult to believe.

Something you should notice about the next four entries on this list starting from Facebook they’re all part of Facebook. Facebook owns Instagram, Facebook owns WhatsApp, and they’re currently dominating the world when it comes to app installs on mobile devices.

Top 10 Most Downloaded Apps In The World 2021

1. TikTok

TikTok is a video-sharing focused social networking service owned by Chinese company ByteDance. This platform is used to make a variety of short-form videos, from genres like dance, comedy, and education, that have a duration from fifteen seconds to three minutes.

Checkout the Basic Features of TikTok

  • Video Uploading.
  • Video Editing.
  • Likes and Comments.
  • Notifications.
  • Duets.
  • Reactions.
  • Filters and Effects.
  • Social Sharing.

2. Facebook

Facebook is a social networking site that makes it easy for you to connect and share with family and friends online. The app designed for college students and was created in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg while he was enrolled at Harvard University.

By 2006, anyone over the age of 13 with a valid email address could join Facebook. Today, Facebook is the world’s largest social network, with more than 1 billion users worldwide.

Facebook structure and features

  • News Feed.
  • Friends.
  • Comments.
  • Messages and inbox.
  • Notifications.
  • Timeline.
  • Likes and Reactions.

3. Instagram

Instagram is a free social app, online photo-sharing application and social network platform. Instagram allows users to edit and upload photos and short videos through a mobile app.

Users can add a caption to each of their posts and use hashtags and location-based geotags to index these posts and make them searchable by other users within the app.

Each post by a user appears on their followers’ Instagram feeds and can also be viewed by the public when tagged using hashtags or geotags.

4. WhatsApp

WhatsApp is a free app, multiplatform messaging app that lets you make video and voice calls, send text messages, and more. With over 2 billion active users, WhatsApp is especially popular among friends and family who live in different countries and want to stay in touch

Some popular features at WhatsApp Business app:

  • Business Profile.
  • Quick Replies.
  • Contacts Labels.
  • Message Statistics.
  • Automatic Greeting Message.
  • Automatic Away Message.
  • Catalogs.
  • Interactive Business Message.

5. Messenger

Facebook Messenger is a free mobile messaging app used for instant messaging, sharing photos, videos, audio recordings and for group chats. The app, which is free to download, can be used to communicate with your friends on Facebook and with your phone contacts.

The main functions  Messenger

  • Instant messaging.
  • Ability to record voice messages.
  • Live video chat / video calling.
  • Photo/video sharing.
  • Group chats.

6. Snapchat

Snapchat is a popular messaging app that lets users exchange pictures and videos (snaps) that are meant to disappear after they’re viewed. It’s advertised as a “new type of camera” because the essential function is to take a picture or video, add filters, lenses or other effects and share them with friends

Snapchat was initially focused on private, person-to-person photo sharing, but you can now use it for a range of different tasks, including sending short videos, live video chatting, messaging, creating caricature-like Bitmoji avatars, and sharing a chronological “story” that’s broadcasted to all your followers

7. Zoom

Zoom is a cloud-based video conferencing tool that lets you host virtual one-on-one or team meetings easily. With powerful audio, video and collaboration features, this remote communication tool connects remote team members with each other.

Zoom’s key features include:

  • HD video chat
  • Conferencing.

8. Telegram

Telegram is an online messaging app that works just like popular messaging apps WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. This means that you can use it to send messages to your friends when connected to Wi-Fi or your mobile data.

Main Telegram features

  • Secret Chats.
  • Live Location Sharing.
  • Advanced Chat Options.
  • Auto-Night Mode.
  • App Passcode Options.
  • Telegram Bots.
  • App Customizing Options and Themes.
  • Telegram Cloud.

9. YouTube

YouTube is a video sharing service where users can watch, like, share, comment and upload their own videos. The video service can be accessed on PCs, laptops, tablets, mobile phones and other smart devices.

Main Functions of YouTube are;

  • Users can search for and watch videos.
  • Create a personal YouTube channel.
  • Users can subscribe/follow other YouTube channels and users.
  • Create playlists to organize videos and group videos together.
  • Upload videos to your channel.
  • Like/Comment/share other YouTube videos.

10. Amazon

Amazon is the world’s largest online retailer and a prominent cloud services provider. The company has individual websites, software development centers, customer service centers and fulfillment centers in many locations around the world

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