TikTok has moved backward on the app store following President Trump’s ban threat recently, giving way for competitor Triller to move to the front.
On Sunday, Microsoft revealed it’s in talks to acquire TikTok from Chinese parent company ByteDance following U.S. President Donald Trump announced it was going to ban the video-sharing app for its ties with China even though TikTok denied a relationship with Beijing.
App analytics firm Apptopia crunched the numbers and found U.S. downloads of Triller went from 5,675 on July 26 to 61,924 on Aug. 2. That’s an increase of nearly 11 times.
Do not be deceived into believing that TikTok is dead, it’s still very much alive and well as the app was downloaded by 241,838 news users on Sunday alone.
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