The Indian government banned 59 Chinese apps, including a few popular ones like TikTok and ShareIt, Apart from TikTok, the list of apps banned by the government also includes Shareit, Viva video, DU Privacy, Vigo Video, UC Browser, Baidu map, Shein, Clash of Kings, Kwai , DU battery saver, Helo, Likee, YouCam makeup, Mi Community, CM Brewers, Virus cleaner, Club Factory, Wechat, Xender, Bigo Live, Vmate, Hago etc., however, has not banned PUBG and Zoom.
The internet is busy creating memes about the state of TikTok users. TikTok was taken down from Google Play Store and Apple App Store. #RipTikTok started to trend online. More than 500 million users have downloaded the TikTok app globally.
Many People are referring YouTuber Carry Minati’s viral video titled ‘YouTube vs TikTok- The End’, which took social media by storm and was ultimately taken down.
The violent face-off in Galwan valley on June 15-16 has triggered an anti-China sentiment in India.