Telegram broke Tic Tac Toe’s record, and according to Censor Tower, in January 2021, the messaging app Telegram was downloaded by 6.5 billion people. In January 2020, it was an increase of 3.8 percent.
Most downloaded in India
Telegram is the most downloaded app on the Google Play Store and the fourth most downloaded app on Apple’s App Store. Telegram ranked ninth in December 2020. Now it has come to the forefront. Of the 63 million downloads in January, 24% came from India. Indonesia is next. In that country, 10 percent of new users downloaded Telegram.
Benefit to the signal
WhatsApp’s controversial policy has benefited not only Telegram but also the Signal app. Signal, the second most downloaded telegram, reached the top ten in Apple stores.
Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, said the significant increase in signal users indicates that the signal application is more secure. WhatsApp is the fifth best app download in India.