Telegram app reaches one billion downloads mark worldwide
On Friday, The Telegram App passed the 1 billion mark globally. It has turned into the most popular application to join the club of applications that have reached more than one billion downloads, as indicated by a report that shows the fame of WhatsApp’s biggest encrypted messaging rival. It has additionally been revealed that the biggest piece of these downloads comes from Indian clients, who contributed a 22% of the complete downloads.
TechCrunch reports referring to information from analysis firm Sensor Tower, stated that the messaging app that grew popular in 2014 when WhatsApp was obtained by Facebook for $19 billion, has now become immensely popular and generated more than 1 billion downloads around the world.
The Telegram app was launched in 2013, and its popularity grew because of its added useful features such as encrypted messaging. It is intriguing to take note of that, very much like its opponent, WhatsApp’s greatest user base is in India, and many utilize the application as their essential mode of communication.
One of the vital reasons for the developing success of Telegram over recent months is the negative opinion among consumers towards WhatsApp. Telegram new features like group video calls, newly updated voice chat and screen sharing with sound helped attract more users around the world.