Telegram was the fifth most downloaded social media app in the world in the first quarter of 2022, according to a report by Sensor Tower report. According to data published by Sensor Tower, Telegram took the fifth position in the total number of downloads with more than 100 million downloads worldwide.
Last year, according to the January 2021 report, Telegram was the most downloaded app with 63 million downloads in that month alone.
Pavel Durov, founder and CEO of Telegram, said in his Channel blog: “In 2022, Telegram is again among the top 5 most downloaded apps in the world (just like in 2021). Among these top 5 apps, Telegram is the only one not spending billions on marketing to buy downloads.
The five best apps
The top five apps were TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp and Telegram. Overall, app installs worldwide reached nearly 37 billion on the App Store and Google Play, according to the report.
TikTok has surpassed 3.5 billion all-time downloads, becoming the fifth app to cross that threshold. Instagram installs down 7% quarter over quarter; however, it was still the app’s second best total since at least 2014.
The top three global publishers during the quarter were Meta, Google and ByteDance, all of which saw the majority of their downloads come from non-gaming apps in their respective portfolios, according to the report.
April 29, 2022