TikTok, a popular video-sharing app that made crazy over half a billion users worldwide has officially been banned in India. TikTok is now no longer available to download from both the Google play store And Apple’s App Store as of now.
Both Google and Apple were sent a directive earlier by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, asking them to remove this app from their respective stores in India.
WHY IS IT BANNED?
The high court has accused Tiktok of allegedly “encouraging pornography “. people were using it for pornographic purposes.
In an official statement, TikTok said it has faith in the Judicial System, “AT TIKTOK, we have faith in the Indian Judicial system and the stipulations afforded to social media platforms by the Information Technology rules, 2011. We are committed to continuously enhancing our existing measures and introducing additional technical and modernization processes as part of our ongoing commitment to our users in India”.