Facebook and WhatsApp are apps without which, smartphone users can’t imagine their lives. While Facebook acts a platform that keeps contacts updated about what their friends are up to as well as worldly happenings; WhatsApp keeps interpersonal relationships intact. Therefore, it would come across as highly believable if one were to say that these two software are perhaps among the most popular or used applications in the market at the moment. Turns out — that is actually not true at all.
According to a report by US research firm, Sensor Tower, a Chinese mini-music-video social networking platform that goes by the name of Douyin was found to be the most downloaded iOS application in the first quarter of 2018.
For the uninitiated, the application is developed by Beijing-based technology firm that goes by the name of Bytendance. They managed to surpass Facebook as well as WhatsApp with over 45 million more downloads in comparison to the former.
Let’s get to know Douyin more!
Douyin, which was introduced back in September, 2016 basically stands for “shaking music.” It allows individuals to create and share musical selfies with numerous effects. It works the same way as Musical.ly.
This video compilation gives you a fair idea of what you can find on the app: