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We seem to have an intense passion for social media.

Every day we use a large number of apps on our smartphones, some common and others more specialized depending on our tastes or tasks. Would you like to know if you use popular applications or, on the contrary, take advantage of a less known universe? One study has that answer.

Mobile app data analytics company SensorTower has shared its report on the most downloaded apps of the different stores and those that generate the most money and, as we could expect, surprises are conspicuous by their absence. To prepare this classification, the company has excluding game apps, which has congregated in a different classification.

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The application that has generated the most money for its creators (not counting games, we repeat) has been TikTok. The Chinese app has reported a total profit of 115 million dollars in October, six times more than in October of last year.

Behind it is YouTube with revenues that exceed 94 million dollars and an annual growth of 58%, having in the US market their main source of income.

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SensorTower study of the apps that earn the most money (without games).

Tinder, Tencent Video, Disney +, Piccoma, iQIYI, Google One, Netflix and Bigo Live close the top 10 of the apps that made the most money in October.

… And TikTok also tops the downloads

In the download section, also TikTok is the rival to beat. The short video app is again the most downloaded of the month (it happened in September), also winning both on Google Play and in the App Store.

Most downloaded apps October

Most downloaded apps of October. Via SensorTower

For its part, ** WhatsApp continues to lurk and must settle for second position, but its growth is very positive, since it started from fourth place in the previous ranking, and Facebook is third.

They make up the top 10 most downloaded applications of October 2020 around the world, in order of position after those mentioned: Instagram, Zoom, Snack Video, Messenger, Google Meet, Snapchat and Telegram.

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