Threads was launched by Meta’s Instagram in July 2023. It is a microblogging platform, much like X (previously Twitter). Within the primary 5 days of its launch, the applying noticed 100 million registered customers. However, the platform struggled to retain common customers on the text-based app after the preliminary rush. Since then the corporate has launched a number of new options on the applying aiming to boost person expertise. Threads seems to be gaining its footing again within the recreation because it noticed a rise within the variety of new downloads, whereas competitor X took a tumble.
An app intelligence agency Appfigures claimed in an evaluation that Threads had 12 million new downloads on Apple’s App Store and 16 million on Google Play in December 2023. This resulted within the utility rating at quantity 4 and quantity 8, respectively on the Most Downloaded Apps checklist drawn up by the agency. Combined, Threads ranked at quantity 6 on the checklist of latest downloads.
Threads presently has an estimated 160 million customers, based on an on-line tracker, which notes that it makes use of “an approximation method based on a sampling of follower counts” since Meta stopped sharing person depend numbers on July 11, 2023.
Threads mum or dad Instagram ranked #1 on the checklist with a mixed new downloads depend of 54 million, surpassing TikTok, which was listed with whole new downloads of 47 million. Meta-owned Facebook and WhatsApp additionally made it to the highest 10, with mixed new downloads of 39 and 38 million, rating at quantity 3 and 4, respectively.
A TechCrunch report shared an intensive model of the checklist, which confirmed Elon Musk-owned X with an estimated whole new downloads of 8.5 million, ensuing within the utility climbing right down to the thirty sixth place. The drop is probably not as alarming because it appears to be like as a PCMag report notes that Twitter was launched in 2006 and already has 540 million customers.