TikTok more popular than Google. After a spike in popularity during the pandemic, TikTok saw more visitors than Google.

  • TikTok surpassed Google to be the most visited web address in 2021
  • Cloudflare said that for the first time, this app had received more visitors than Google.
  • This surge is due to the popularity of the app during the Covid-19 pandemic 

Google has lost its top ranking as most-popular web address to TikTok due to an increase in popularity in response the the Covid pandemic. 

Cloudflare an IT security firm, has revealed that the Chinese-owned videosharing app had received more traffic than Google in its first year of existence.

Tiktok occupied the first spot on February 3, March, and May. However, it wasn’t until August 10, that Tiktok took over from American website.

It is remarkable that Tiktok ranked seventh in the world last year, behind Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Apple.  

TikTok has knocked Google off the top spot as the most popular web address in the world due to a surge in popularity during the Covid pandemic

Google has lost its top ranking as most-popular web address to TikTok due to an increase in popularity in response the the Covid pandemic

Top 10 — Most popular domains 2021

1 TikTok.com

2 Google.com

3 Facebook.com

4 Microsoft.com

5 Apple.com

6 Amazon.com

7 Netflix.com

8 YouTube.com

9 Twitter.com

10 WhatsApp.com


TikTok can be used worldwide by over 1 billion users on a monthly basis. It offers space to do a variety of things. 

This app is especially popular with children and teens who can use it to record themselves performing to charts and to lip-sync to them.

You can modify and edit your videos with a variety of tools, including sound overlays, animation stickers and filters.

Although the app is more loved by young people than it is among adults, Tiktok was much more beloved among seniors during the pandemic. 

According to Statista data, there has been an 18% increase in American users between the ages of 15 and 25, according to Statista.

Tiktok ranking the most popular web address in the world comes just days after the app announced it  is taking on Deliveroo with a new food delivery service called TikTok Kitchen that has menu items based on viral videos.   

TikTok Kitchen, which will be launched in the US on March 20, 2022 is expected to let users order meals that they created using short videos.  

These include baked feta pasta, corn ribs and ‘pasta chips’ – cooked pasta shapes coated in cheese and air-fried, perfect for dipping. 

TikTok Kitchen, a virtual restaurant, will deliver and collect orders over the telephone.

The future of TikTok Kitchen is not known. It will either be an optional feature within the TikTok standard app that allows users to create clips and share them with others. 

TikTok has teamed up with Virtual Dining Concepts, an Orlando, Florida based marketing firm, for the service.