Apart from winning the award in India, TikTok also received the award in the same category in Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, MENA, Mexico, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UK and the U.S. It was also named ‘Best App’ in Indonesia this year.
The Google Play Best of 2018 award is a nod to the best and most popular apps of the year. With its easy-to-use tools for creating and sharing short videos directly from the smartphone, interactive features and an intelligent discovery system, TikTok has become extremely popular around the world.
2018 marks a year of rapid growth and significant milestones for TikTok. In August, it was announced that TikTok and musical.ly would unite to create a new global app, becoming the world’s number one go-to destination for short-form video content creation and interaction, by empowering people to capture and share moments that matter in their lives. Most recently in October, TikTok became the number one downloaded app in the U.S. on both the Apple and Android App Stores, according to data from Sensor Tower.