TikTok has overtaken YouTube in the US and the UK: Facebook is in its sights

It's the most downloaded app in the world, but not only: TikTok takes home another important record, leaving behind big names like YouTube

Easy to use, with a modern style and a communication format that makes speed its strong point: this is TikTok, one of the most popular social networks among young people all over the world. So loved that the app, just recently, has cut an important milestone that is making other illustrious competitors tremble.

The news comes directly from App Annie, a company specializing in the analysis of app data on the market. According to the report, the time spent by a single subscriber on TikTok far exceeds the amount spent watching streaming videos uploaded to YouTube. This is happening in two key markets, the US and the UK. This is a great leap forward for the most downloaded app in the world - a domain wrested from Facebook - which, in recent years, has been able to lay down the law in terms of involvement, so much so that many competitors have chosen to draw inspiration from it, most recently the US forum Reddit, which has decided to emulate the design of TikTok.