As Indian Government Bans TikTok, Twitter is Flooded with Funniest Memes

As Indian Government Bans TikTok, Twitter is Flooded with Funniest Memes

As the tensions between India and China have grown up, the Indian government has banned as many as 59 Chinese apps including the popular ones like TikTok, UC Browser, Shein and more.

The Government of India banned the popular Chinese apps in the country due to the privacy and security concerns that could be a threat to the citizens of India. The IT Ministry said it has invoked its power under section 69A of the IT Act and rules and has decided to block 59 apps “in view of information available they are engaged in activities which is prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order.”

Amidst the major decision taken by India, it was the ban on TikTok that seemed to have shattered millions of app users in the country.

TikTok is a Chinese video-sharing social networking service, which is owned by ByteDance, a Beijing-based internet technology company that founded in 2012 by Zhang Yiming. According to Global Web Index, it was estimated that there were 120 million monthly TikTok users in India, as of June 2019.

Netizens are taking to micro-blogging site Twitter and posting their reactions on the same through a strong meme game. Have a look and enjoy the meme fest:

The statement from the Ministry of Electronics and Information and Technology said it had received an “exhaustive recommendation” from the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre and the Ministry of Home Affairs. The ministry said it also received representations from people on “security of data and risk to privacy” regarding certain apps.

“On the basis of these and upon receiving recent credible inputs that such apps pose threat to sovereignty and integrity of India, the Government of India has decided to disallow the usage of certain apps, used in both mobile and non-mobile Internet enabled devices,” it added.

Here is the full list of apps that have been banned:

1- TikTok
2- Shareit
3- Kwai
4- UC Browser
5- Baidu map
6- Shein
7- Clash of Kings
8- DU battery saver
9- Helo
10- Likee
11- YouCam makeup
12- Mi Community
13- CM Browers
14- Virus Cleaner
15- APUS Browser
17- Club Factory
18- Newsdog
19- Beauty Plus
20- WeChat
21- UC News
22- QQ Mail
23- Weibo
24- Xender
25- QQ Music
26- QQ Newsfeed
27- Bigo Live
28- SelfieCity
29- Mail Master
30- Parallel Space
31- Mi Video Call — Xiaomi
32- WeSync
33- ES File Explorer
34- Viva Video — QU Video Inc
35- Meitu
36- Vigo Video
37- New Video Status
38- DU Recorder
39- Vault- Hide
40- Cache Cleaner DU App studio
41- DU Cleaner
42- DU Browser
43- Hago Play With New Friends
44- Cam Scanner
45- Clean Master – Cheetah Mobile
46- Wonder Camera
47- Photo Wonder
48- QQ Player
49- We Meet
50- Sweet Selfie
51- Baidu Translate
52- Vmate
53- QQ International
54- QQ Security Center
55- QQ Launcher
56- U Video
57- V fly Status Video
58- Mobile Legends
59- DU Privacy


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