TikTok, a video-sharing-focused social networking service owned by Chinese company ByteDance is now the most downloaded app in the world.

The social media platform which is used by young people 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 even outranked Facebook in the United States even after the Trump ban.

According to a global survey of downloads in 2020, TikTok now tops the list of social media providers for the first time since the study was first conducted in 2018.

As concern for personal privacy grows, Telegram, a messaging app that can delete posts, also ranked high during a year when social media use has been driven up by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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This was expected as, during the global pandemic, many users, myself included have found themselves joining the huge community of the application due to the ease with which it provides entertainment for everyone, allowing in a few minutes to use multiple completely different contents, and adapt thanks to its huge possibilities for many categories of users

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