TikTok surges ahead of Snapchat and Instagram in battle of app
TikTok surges ahead of Snapchat and Instagram in battle of apps TikTok’s growing dominance among social media apps is underlined in new data on downloads in Ireland. The numbers of new users signing up to TikTok for the first time has increased more than 600 per cent since 2017, while the same figures for Snapchat showed a decline by 36 per cent. According to Sensor Tower, an app analytics company, about 726,000 people downloaded Snapchat from Irish app stores in 2017, but this dropped to 466,000 last year. An estimated 179,000 people downloaded TikTok in 2017, while this increased to 1.3 million last year. For Instagram there were about 566,000 new users four years ago and 529,000 last year.