6 Social Media Top sellers, Facebook Defeat WhatsApp & Instagram

Jakarta -Social networking apps on smartphones make communication in ‘now’ times easier.

Messaging applications or social networking is widely used smartphone users around the world to help perform daily activities.

Of the many social media applications in the world, there are some of the bestselling and widely used community. The indicator is the most downloaded.

Here are six bestselling social media apps in the world today:


Facebook’s social networking service was founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg with his friends from Harvard University. Facebook revealed that active users have reached more than 88 million per month. The number is likely to continue to increase.

Until now, Facebook has been downloaded approximately 1 billion times through the Play Store. Users can do friendship, exchange messages and can manage groups with the same interests as other users such as workplace, school or college.


People are seen as silhouettes as they check mobile devices whilst standing against an illuminated wall bearing WhatsApp Inc’s logo in this arranged photograph in London, U.K., on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016. WhatsApp Inc. offers a cross-platform mobile messaging application that allows users to exchange messages. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

By 2015, WhatsApp announces it has more than 900 million active users worldwide. These applications can be used in various operating systems such as Android, BlackBerry, iOS and others. Currently, there are already 1 billion people who download this application. This app is used for free using an Internet connection.


Instagram is a photo and video sharing app that has been downloaded 1 billion times. This application is one of the most frequently used applications by smartphone owners in Indonesia.

In Indonesia Instagram active users reach more than 45 million people. Indonesia is also the country with the largest Instagram Story creator in the world.


Line includes one of the most widely used messaging apps. This application has been downloaded by approximately 500 million people. The first app release in 2011 was ranked first in the free app category in 42 countries, such as Japan, Taiwan, Spain, Russia and others.

The application was developed by LINE Corporation developers and is already used by around 101 million people in 230 countries worldwide. The application can be used to send text messages, pictures, video and voice messages.


Twitter is a social networking service application that allows users to create mini blogs with a length of 280 characters. Twitter in PlayStore has been downloaded by over 500 million people.

In Indonesia, Twitter users amounted to approximately 19 million people. Indonesia is also the number 3 Twitter user in the world by donating 1 billion cuitan. America’s first with 3.7 billion tweets and Japan 1.3 tweets.

Blackberry Messenger

Blackberry Messenger or BBM is an instant messenger application made by Blackberry Limited developer. This application has been downloaded by approximately 100 million people.

BBM had become a prima messaging application a few years back, especially when the official can be used for cross platform iOS. However, the user slowly shifts to no longer use BBM and switches to a similar application, WhatsApp.

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