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India tops global Instagram installs in October: Report

Atleast 39 per cent of the global installs were recorded from India

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Mumbai: India has topped the charts in recording the largest number of installs of social media application - Instagram, according to the latest report by Sensor Tower. As many as 39 per cent of the total app downloads were from India, followed by Brazil at six per cent.

The social media app was the second most downloaded non-gaming app worldwide, while the short video platform Tik Tok remained at the top with more than 57 million installs for October 2021.

The countries with the largest number of installs were from Douyin in China at 17 per cent, followed by the US at 11 per cent, reports Sensor Tower. The app was, however, banned in India by the government, along with 58 other mobile applications which were developed by Chinese firms on account of national security.

Apart from Tik Tok and Instagram, other apps including Facebook, WhatsApp, and Telegram rounded out the top five most installed non-gaming apps worldwide for the month as per the data.

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