List of the Most Popular Social Media in 2022, There's WhatsApp and TikTok

News 16 Feb 2022

Social media is one of the platforms that almost everyone uses in 2022. Here is a list of the most popular social media in 2022.

Social media is not only used to share important moments. However, now social media is also used for various other activities, such as work, business, and even looking for a partner.

Not surprisingly, quite a lot of popular and widely used social media because it has many advantages. However, it cannot be denied that social media also has shortcomings such as hoax information.

Reported on the Ministry of Communication and Information (Kemenkominfo) website, there are 63 million internet users, 95% of whom use the internet to access social media.

Here's a rundown of the most used and free social media versions of the AppStore:

1. WhatsApp

The first most widely used social media is WhatsApp. This application provides messaging and calling services only by internet.

WhatsApp was released in 2009 and has become one of the most widely used media until now.

2. Tiktok

Tiktok is one of the most widely used social media in Indonesia. Tiktok is in the top 5 free apps and the 1st entertainment app on the App Store.

This social media is a platform that can allow users to create and share creative music videos. Tiktok is a social media that is very popular quickly, because it was only released in 2016.

3. YouTube

The social media with the next most users is YouTube. Listed on the App Store, YouTube is ranked in the top 4 free apps and ranked 2 for photo and video apps.

In 2021, YouTube will be increasingly popular in Indonesia, with its various content creators.

According to Wikipedia, YouTube is a video sharing website created by three former Paypal employees in February 2005. This website allows users to upload, watch and share videos.

4. Instagram

Instagram is the social media with the next most users. On the App Store, Instagram ranks in the top 3 free apps with a rating of 4.8 out of 5.

Instagram is a social media that provides online photo or video sharing services. Besides being able to upload photos or videos, Instagram also has several other features, such as Instastories, IGTV, Direct Messages, and video calls.

In addition, Instagram is also used as a place for people to sell online.

5. Facebook

Facebook is still one of the social media with the most users as well. Founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook continues to grow and survive today.

Recently, Facebook has changed its company name to Meta. Meta is a company that oversees various social media, namely WhatsApp, Instagram, including Facebook.

Recorded on the App Store, social media that allows users to do various activities online is ranked in the top 9 free applications and ranked 2nd for social networking applications.