According to a renowned news agency, the music and video streaming app YouTube has exceeded 10 billion downloads. For Android users, Google Play Store shows a staggering 10 billion downloads.
According to 9To5Google, video streaming has exploded in popularity over the last decade. This happened due to improved worldwide internet speeds, the advent of 4G devices, and more availability to smartphones/tablets.
It was always likely that YouTube, as the world’s largest and most well-known streaming platform. This became the first “real” user-facing Android app to reach such a download milestone on the Play Store, it added.
As the software comes pre-installed on almost all smartphones, it is slightly bolstered. It may even include activations from before the Play Store existed. Users can now tip their favorite producers on the site using a new tool called “Super Thanks.” This feature was recently released by the company.
This new tool provides creators with yet another revenue source while also allowing them to enhance their relationships with their audience.
Fans of YouTube videos may now purchase Super Thanks. Users can now demonstrate their appreciation and support for the authors of the content. They’ll receive an animated GIF as well as a unique, colorful comment to emphasize their purchase, which the designers can respond to.