India bans TikTok, UC Browser, Shareit, 56 other prejudicial Chinese apps2 min read . Updated: 29 Jun 2020, 10:23 PM IST
- TikTok's 2-minute videos have often been accused of fanning communal and caste tensions in smaller towns and cities
- There have also been concerns over the security of user data these apps have access to
NEW DELHI: India on Monday banned Bytedance's TikTok, Alibaba's UC Browser, Tencent's WeChat, Shareit, Helo, Weibo, Baidu map and 52 other Chinese apps, a move that clearly points out to an escalation of tensions between the two neighbours that only a few days ago clashed at their borders in Ladakh.
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