Signal Hits 26.4 Million Downloads in India: Report
The app has recorded 24.6 million downloads in India from 14-17 January 2021.
LocalCircles’s survey received over 24,000 responses from WhatsApp users based in 244 districts of India.
The survey has also revealed that 24 percent of WhatsApp users were considering switching over to other app alternatives such as Signal and Telegram. While 91 percent of the users have decided not to use the payment features, citing concerns that WhatsApp might share payment and transaction-related data with Facebook and third parties.
WhatsApp alternatives, Signal and Telegram, reported 1.3 million and 24,000 downloads, respectively, between 1 January and 5 January, heading to growth by 9,483 percent and 15 percent in Signal and Telegram, respectively.
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