Instant messaging app WhatsApp has crossed 500 million downloads. According to a report by the tech website Android Police, the figures include Play Store downloads and statistics for pre-installed WhatsApp on a number of smartphones, including Samsung Huawei.
According to Statista’s report WhatsApp has become the most popular app in the world. WhatsApp has over 160 million active users worldwide, more than Facebook users worldwide. The number of WhatsApp downloads in South Korea has increased by 56% in 2019.
According to the report by analytics firm Sensor Tower, the Google app was downloaded 85 million times in the fourth quarter of 2019, while Facebook was downloaded 80 million times. In the last 1 year, the Google app received 230 million downloads and Facebook received 300 million downloads.
The top 5 list of most frequently downloaded apps in the world includes Facebook-owned apps Instagram, WhatsApp, Facebook and Facebook Messenger.