Top 10 Most Popular Apps In Asia – Social Media Rules Asia

Most Popular Apps In Asia

Asia is the largest continent when it comes to area and population. This makes the continent the best marketplace for Social media app developers. If you wish to know the most downloaded social media app then you are at the perfect spot. We have made a list of the most popular apps in Asia along with the number of downloads.

TikTok was accelerating very fast to become one of the most downloaded apps in Asia. But, the ban on the app put a halt to the speed. It is still on the list of the most popular apps in Asia but it has downloads almost half the number of the one at the top. Check out the full list of the most popular Social media apps in Asia below.

The most popular apps in Asia are 

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  1. MX TakaTak 
  2. Instagram 
  3. Facebook 
  4. TikTok
  5. Moj 
  6. Snapchat

This was the list of just the top 6 most popular apps. We have mentioned the list of the top 10 most popular apps below along with the number of downloads and the direct links to download them.

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Most Popular Apps In Asia

Further in the article, you will find detailed information about the apps mentioned above along with the reasons why they are among the top. We have also mentioned a table that will tell you about the most popular apps in Asia along with the number of downloads.

MX TakaTak

Most Popular Apps In Asia - MX TakaTak
Source: India TV

The First in the list of the most popular apps in Asia is the MX TakaTak with a total of 84 Million downloads all over the continent. Talking about the interface of the app, it is similar to TikTok. The app was developed in India after the Indian Government created the Chinese app TikTok. The app originated from India and slowly takes all over Asia and people now think it to be the best alternative to TikTok.

Features Of MX TakaTak

  • Interesting Interface
  • Better Privacy options than Tiktok
  • A community of Over 15 million artists posting daily
  • Over twelve genre of videos to choose from

MX TakaTak Download Links MX TakaTak Android

                                                    MX TakaTak iOS

Instagram

Most Popular Apps In Asia - Instagram
Source: Relevance

Instagram is the most popular Social Media app among Asians. It has crossed the number of active users of Facebook in Asia. Currently, there are a total of 81 Million active users of The Instagram App in Asia. The app is largely dominated by the Youth Population of the continent.

The new reels feature has given a boost to the download and the engagement rate of the Instagram app. 

Features Of the Instagram App

  • Reels that allow you to share and watch the short videos of 15 seconds
  • Share your photos and videos on the feed
  • Direct message to friends
  • Search and explore your interests

Instagram App Download Links – Instagram Android

                                                         Instagram iOS

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Facebook

Most Popular Apps In Asia - Facebook
Source: Search Engine Journal

Facebook has got the third position on the list of the most popular apps in Asia. It is the second most downloaded social media site after Instagram. Although there is not much difference between the number of users of Instagram and Facebook. Facebook is just half a million less with a total of 80.5 Million active users in Asia. 

Well, we can expect this half a million gap to be recovered soon as Facebook has also introduced the reels feature on its platform. But, as of now Instagram beats Facebook in the number of downloads in Asia.

Features Of Facebook App

  • Connect with your family and friends any time 
  • You can set the status and let others know about you.
  • Share photos and videos on the platform
  • Play games with Facebook friends
  • Has a Marketplace

Facebook App Download links – Facebook Android

                                                       Facebook iOS

TikTok

Most Popular Apps In Asia - TikTok
Source: The Indian Express

TikTok faced a huge loss after many countries banned it due to its privacy and content concerns. The major epicenter of the TikTok app in Asia was India and Pakistan, the US has also announced the ban but it could not happen. After both countries banned TikTok permanently, it faced a huge decline in the number of Asian users. It slipped from the Number 1 position to number 4 with 71 million followers.

It won’t be wrong if we say that the ban on the TikTok app has lifted the many apps in the number of its users. Well, other countries that have banned TikTok rest are still using it. Check out the features of the TikTok app.

Features Of TikTok

  • Endless videos 
  • Explore videos of your interest
  • A global community of creators
  • Create and edit your video on the platform.

TikTok App Download Link – TikTok Android

                                                 TikTok iOS

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Moj

Most Popular Apps In Asia - Moj
Source: Music Plus

Moj is another app just like TikTok and MX TakaTak. The app was developed in India after the India Government banned the TikTok app. The app is seen as the best alternative to TikTok in India. Moj has copied the same interface as TikTok. If we talk about the number of downloads in Asia then Moj is just half a million downloads behind TikTok with 70.5 million active users today.

Feature of Moj App

  • 7 Million artists to entertain.
  • Pays you for watching
  • A global community of creators
  • Create and edit your video on the platform.

Moj App Download Link – Moj Android

                                            Moj iOS

Snapchat

Most Popular Apps In Asia - Snapchat
Source: Adweek

Next In the list of the most popular social media app in Asia is Snapchat. The app did suffer a shake in the number of active users in Asia when the Snapchat owner made an unjustified comment on the Indian Population. Now you can see social media in the sixth position in the list of the most popular apps in Asia with 65 million downloads.

Features Of Snapchat App

  • Share snaps with friends and family
  • Direct message your friends
  • Can share stories
  • Spotlight section

Snapchat App Download – Snapchat Android

                                              Snapchat iOS

Most Popular Social Media Sites In Asia

Social Media AppDownloads 
MX TakaTak84 Million
Instagram81 Million
Facebook80.5 Million
TikTok71 Million
Moj70.5 Million
Snapchat65 Million
Josh 62 Million
Telegram58 Million
Whatsapp55 Million
Messenger48 Million

Conclusion

Well, this was the list of the most popular apps in Asia. Asia is a huge market for social media developers. So, you will majorly find the social media apps in the list. Do share this list with your friends and let them know if they are using the most popular social media apps or not.

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