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STORE INTELLIGENCE · JULIA CHAN · MAY 2019

Top Social Networking Apps Worldwide for Q1 2019 by Downloads

See the top social networking apps worldwide for Q1 2019 by downloads, according to Sensor Tower data.

Top Social Networking Apps Worldwide for Q1 2019 by Downloads

The most downloaded social networking app worldwide for Q1 2019 was TikTok with more than 188 million installs. The markets with the most new TikTok installs during this period were India at 47 percent of total downloads and China at 7.5 percent. The full top 10 ranking of social networking apps worldwide by downloads for Q1 2019 is above. App download estimates are from Sensor Tower’s Store Intelligence platform.

Facebook was the second most installed social networking app worldwide last quarter with more than 176 million installs, with the single largest portion of those coming from India at 21 percent, followed by Indonesia at 10.5 percent. Instagram, LIKE, and Snapchat rounded out the top five most installed social networking apps worldwide for the quarter.

Store Intelligence users can see app download estimates for the above apps in addition to historical performance metrics on the Sensor Tower platform. Our estimates include downloads for the App Store and Google Play worldwide between Jan. 1, 2019 and Mar. 31, 2019. Apple apps and Google pre-installed apps are excluded. We report unique installs only. Android estimates do not include third-party stores. Figures represent aggregate installs of all app versions, ex: Facebook and Facebook Lite.


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Julia Chan

Written by: Julia Chan, Mobile Insights Analyst

Date: May 2019

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