Tech Desk, EditorNews, New Delhi
Updated Tue, 30 Jun 2020 10:10 AM IST
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Within 12 hours of the government banning, TikTok, the most popular app in India, has been removed from Google Play-Store and Apple Store. Ticketcock India has tweeted on this ban saying that the ban imposed by the government is temporary and it is talking with the government on this issue.
Nikhil Gandhi, the head of Tiktok India, said, ‘The government has imposed an interim ban on 59 apps including Tiktok. We are going to talk to the government soon for this ban. TicTalk is committed to protecting data and privacy as usual. We do not share the data of Indian users with the Chinese or any other government.
– TikTok India (@TikTok_IN) June 30, 2020
Also read: Government banned these 59 Chinese apps, see full list
Searching TickTalk on Google Play Store and Apple Store, many clone app links are available. Google India has also not released any official statement regarding the removal of TikTok, while out of the 59 apps banned, apps like CamScanner, UC Browser, Shareit, WeChat and Clash of Kings still exist on the Play Store and App Store Huh. No timeline has been revealed regarding their removal.