Although the Supreme Court might not have enforced a ban on Chinese brief note-taking program TikTok before this week, MeitY’s (Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology) sequence to block the program from being downloaded through the Google Play Store and Apple App Store at India has come to fruition.
Google and Apple have blocked the newest downloads of TikTok in the Play Store and App Store respectively in India, a country that accounts for over 230 million downloads and also is proven to have led to a huge uptick from userbase in the previous 3 weeks.
MeitY had requested Google and Apple to obstruct the program after the Supreme Court’s refusal to keep the first Madras High Court order on April 3.
On the other hand, the very next day, Google removed the TikTok list from the Play Store and commented about the matter as below: “As a policy, we do not comment on individual programs, but stick to regulations in states we function in.” Apple followed suit, obstructing the program, and you’ll no more have the ability to discover the program on both of the two most well-known stores.
Note: You will still be able to use the app if it’s already installed on your smartphone.
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The Supreme Court before on Monday refused to intervene, for the time being, with all the Madras High Court’s order prohibiting TikTok, also led further hearing in the matter on April 22. The courtroom petition that a national ban for one big reason — that the supply of”pornographic and improper” contents to kids.
TikTok enables its customers to create and discuss videos and those may have improper content. Its increase in India continues to be so spectacular within the last year it is now almost impossible for almost any social networking user to have encountered its articles.
User-created movies which frequently include memes, lip-syncing tunes, and at times sleazy posts frequently find their approach to popular social networking websites like facebook, WhatsApp, and ShareChat. The authorities have grown tired of the exact same and therefore, the block TikTok downloads was levied.