Google Play Store Now Shows App Download Trends

Google, the popular multinational technology firm added a new feature to the Google Play Store app store. It enables the users to understand whether an app is trending or not. The app store trends are currently represented by an upward-moving or a downward moving arrow. This arrow appears quite identical to the icon indicating the surge or decline of stock prices in markets. The new icons will appear next to the apps under the top charts list of the Google Play Store app store.

Even if the list is already arranged in descending order, the new icons denote whether it would remain in the same position for longer. The new trending icons are at present displaying on Google Play Store India’s top free app list. It comprises MX Tak Tak in the initial position followed by Moj short video, Snake Video, Signal, and Telegram. It is to be noted that the upward moving icon next to Name Ringtone Maker and Snapchat denotes its surge in downloads or popularity. Going down the current chart, the Sharechat app acquired 11th position. 

Google Play Store Now Shows App Download Trends
Google Play Store Now Shows App Download Trends

It is likely to have reached its saturation point and currently witnessing a fall in daily download numbers. Some of the apps in the list aren’t indicated by any icons as they haven’t witnessed any change in trends. Even if the new icons are pretty self-explanatory, the search engine platform is still officially in a discussion about them on any of its communication channels. Google Play Store doesn’t offer any information about the accurate number of downloads other than plain lists that include top free apps, top paid apps, and more.

The significant point is that the top free app list is updated almost every day. The new icons didn’t disclose precisely how many slots the app has moved up or down. As it is a server-side update, the users don’t require performing anything on their own. The users can check the availability of ‘trending’ icons by opening the Google Play Store app. Just navigate to the top row of tabs, tap on top charts and click on different charts. Get to know the latest telecom updates, tech news, and more.

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