TikTok overtakes Facebook Messenger as the most downloaded Application of 2020

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Tiktok has been declared as the most downloaded application in 2020 as it overtook Facebook.

This report was made by digital analytics company App Annie.

The Chinese owned video-sharing platform is the only app not owned by Facebook to make the global top five of downloads of 2020

Facebook-owned apps have held the top spot in downloads since the survey started in 2018.

Application owned by Mark Zuckerberg make up the top five – WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram and Facebook Messenger .

Meanwhile, last year, the former President Donald Trump issued an executive order to ban new downloads of TikTok app in the US claiming that TikTok posed a national security risk as the Chinese government had access to its user data, allegations the company has denied.