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Events, Covid-19... Twitter beats his record of downloads in a week

The flight of the platform, Twitter had begun with demonstrations. Those of the arab Spring, in 2011. By its nature, and its immediacy, the platform of micro-blogging was allowed, with other social networks, the protesters to organize and to bypass the official media are restricted by governments. In other countries , it was an open window to follow the events live, without a filter, and understand the reality on the ground.

In 2020, are still events that are marking the history of the social network. According to Sensor Tower, a company which measures the popularity of applications, Twitter has experienced its biggest week, both in the number of downloads of the mobile application, and, logically enough, to a hearing. The application has been downloaded a million times on Monday, June 1, and nearly as many on Tuesday 2, as noted by the site Techcrunch. Videos or photos of demonstrations triggered by the death of George Floyd, of peace marches, of the reactions of the police, looting, etc., have been widely disseminated, shared, and relayed it to the United States and outside. Since January 1, 2014, the date to which Sensor Tower began to save its data on Twitter, he never had many installations on a single day on Monday the 1st.

40 million active users Wednesday

The same trend is observed by Apptopia, a other company, even if its figures differ slightly. For her, it is Wednesday, 3 which was the strongest day in terms of downloads with 677.000 facilities in the world: 140,000 copies in the United States, with the remainder coming mainly from the United Kingdom, India, Brazil and Mexico.

Wednesday, June 3, the record of downloads of the application on a day out in the world, has beaten its record. Apptopia

Because american events have not been the only driver of the exceptional week conducted by Twitter. The crisis of the Covid-19, still very virulent in Latin America and in some parts of the world, continues to be the subject of intense research and sharing of information by international users.

According to Apptopia, June 3, has scored another record: the number of daily active users in the United States, with 40 million people logged on the application that day. At the publication of the results of the first quarter of 2020, Twitter claimed 33 million daily active users. Its next results in July will result in more accurate data and to what extent the accounts of the company will have benefited from these days booming.

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