Zoom Is The Most Downloaded App On the App Store in Q2 2020

While most services lost out seriously in terms of income and popularity as a result of lockdown necessitated by COVID-19 pandemic, some companies are busy cashing out and gaining popularity. Example of such is Zoom app and Telecom operators. A lot of people were forced to stay at home and, well, work from home, thus changing the dynamics of a lot of aspects of our daily lives.

Mobile operators have come up with several work-from-home recharge plans to ensure that official work does not get hampered during the lockdown period. Amongst all the chaos, Zoom app has become a household name, as the video conferencing app has been utilized thoroughly lately.

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Zoom Becomes The Most Downloaded App On the App Store in Q2 2020

As it turns out, Zoom app has broken all the previous records for the number of downloads from the App Store, including the astonishing figures TikTok managed to pull off. As per a recent report, Zoom has amassed almost 90 million downloads in Q2, 2020 in the US itself.

The report came up courtesy of an analysis by Sensor Tower. As per Sensor Tower, Zoom is not the only app that has benefited (or potentially received harm) from the ongoing circumstances. A number of businesses like health and fitness, and education apps have received an increased percentage of installs, while niches like travel, sports, and navigation have seen a low in terms of installs in Q2, 2020.

According to Sensor Tower, “The spread of COVID-19 made a dramatic impact on the app landscape. Business, Health & Fitness, and Education apps continued to thrive in Q2 2020, while Travel, Navigation, and Sports apps worked to recover from extended periods of low installs. Worldwide app downloads reached an all-time high of 37.8 billion in 2Q20, an increase of 31.7 percent year-over-year. App Store installs grew 22.6 percent to 9.1 billion, while Google Play saw 34.9 percent growth, reaching 28.7 billion. Worldwide app downloads reached an all-time high of 37.8 billion in 2Q20, an increase of 31.7 percent year-over-year. App Store installs grew 22.6 percent to 9.1 billion, while Google Play saw 34.9 percent growth, reaching 28.7 billion.”

While we can appreciate the fact that the Zoom app has been downloaded more than 67 million times, it has become necessary for us to pray that the damage created by the COVID-19 crisis ends soon and life gets back on track.

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