The list of apps banned by the government includes tiktok which is extremely popular. India has banned 59 chinese phone apps including the popular messaging app wechat and video sharing app tiktok.
Us lawmakers had raised intelligence national security and privacy concerns about the companys.
Banned india tiktok ban. Jannat zubair to riya kishanchandani tiktok celebs react on ban of chinese apps the indian government has banned 59 chinese apps including tiktok. The government announced the ban on the 59 chinese apps full list below monday night. India is banning tiktok and several other well known chinese apps saying they pose a threat to sovereignty and integrity in the latest indication of escalating tensions between the two countries.
Tiktoks big bet on india just got hamstrung by rising geopolitical tensions. Tiktok has been banned in india and could face a ban in the us credit. Indias government has banned tiktok and dozens more chinese made apps it says are a danger to the country.
The government of india has decided to ban 59 apps of chinese origin as border tensions simmer in ladakh after a violent fatal face off between the indian and chinese armies. Tiktok banned in india. Indias government claims these apps are using data illegally and secretly.
Indias ban on 59 chinese apps including the wildly popular tiktok and wechat platforms has left millions of users surprised and disappointed. Even as the sudden ban left tiktoks indian fans high and dry there was palpable relief among the users of pubg the highly addictive world famous game that has held millions in india in thrall since its inception. Tik tok helo and wechat came under the ambit of the ban giving a serious jolt to chinas dream of setting up a digital silk route.
In a statement it said the apps were prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of india. The government in delhi said the apps were.