Suspension of services by WeChat, which was banned by the Indian government, is expected to hamper social and professional communications for Chinese nationals in India
Over 275 Chinese apps are under scrutiny for alleged violation of national security and citizens privacy.
Chinese apps such as Tencent-backed gaming app PUBG, AliExpress, ByteDance's Resso and ULike, and Xiaomi's Zili are likely to be among those under the government radar.
The Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) has said the banned Chinese apps should not be available for download or installation, either directly or indirectly.
Tipu Sultan Wani, the developer of the app, claims that FileShare Tool is faster than SHAREit.
The SelfScan app does not require an internet connection to scan documents or even for Optical Character Recognition (OCR).
TikTok said it plans to work with government authorities and get suggestions and directives with regards to data protection and security
There were complaints about data of India users being transferred abroad sans authorisation by Chinese apps, which means that your privacy was put at risk. Here is a quick guide to help you.
The platform has seen more than one lakh posts supporting the government’s move towards banning Chinese applications.
These banned apps have been given 48 hours to clarify on the data-sharing practices and to prove that the data was not being shared to servers in China.
The government of India banned 59 Chinese apps stating that they engaged in activities that are "prejudicial to the sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order.”
Tensions have been simmering between India and China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh.
TikTok seems to have become inoperable on both iOS and Android devices.
The demand was so high that the company's servers were unable to keep up with the sudden spike in traffic.
The Ministry of Information Technology, on June 29, banned 59 mobile apps citing national security, saying they are engaged in activities which are "prejudicial to the sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order.