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India’s influence on TikTok popularity (2019/2020)


What is TikTok ?

315 million record-breaking installs in a single quarter of a year. Simply that is TikTok.

Tiktok is a Chinese video clip recording application introduced in 2016, by Bytedance company founded by Zhang Yiming.

More than 1 Billion downloads in the Google play store and combine with App store its surely about 2 Billion downloads. which surely placed it among the top 3 most downloaded applications in 2019, In this way Tiktok made a major impact on the world.

India’s influence on TikTok’s trending popularity (2019/2020)

About 611 million downloads so far made by Indians which is 30.3 % of the total making India the number #1 in the list. Even the China 9.7 % downloads making them the number #2 in the list. .

According to Sensor Tower

Though the numbers are high, On 29 June 2020, the Indian Government announced to ban TikTok and 58 other Chinese apps from India.

As TikTok became a lifestyle for most of the Indians and many people raised marketing campaigns mainly from TikTok. And many hidden talents came to the stage with TikTok. But as Indian Government says, ” privacy and security of the Indians is there utmost priority”. so as a result these mobile applications were banned.

29 June 2020, the Indian Government announced that 59 Chinese apps banned in India including the major apps in the market,

  • Tiktok
  • WeChat
  • Camscanner
  • Share it
  • Clean master
  • UC browser
  • Viva video
  • Vault-hide
  • YouCam
  • Clash of kings

Why TikTok banned in India?

Indian government stating that these Chinese applications affecting the ” prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, the security of the state and public order “.

The ministry of IT states that ” many complaints from various sources about apps that were, stealing and surreptitiously transmitting users’ data in an unauthorized manner “.

Indian government saying that in order to care about the privacy and the security of the entire nation, they took this decision. But few recent affairs happened between India and China were not in good condition. Recently there were always a clash between their opinions.

India vs China

India vs China, the relationship between these two nations not going well recently. 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a clash between the Chinese army in the Ladakh area of the Himalayan border. 

Expert’s opinion is that this conflict between the two nations will continue and every one concerning about how China will respond to this app banning action taken by India.

What do you think?

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