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Court orders Google to block TikTok in india over concerns of exploitative content

So all Indians won’t be able to access the TikTok app for while now following it block in the country by Google.

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According to reports, the app was banned on Google’s play Store and Apple’s App Store after it raised concerns about people using the app for pornographic purposes and exploitation of kids.

Google took it down for indians immediately it got the report, Apple on the other hand are yet to take it down from thier store.

As we all know, india is where the app has it highest download, It has been downloaded more than 230 million times in india alone.

According to a TikTok representative, “The company has faith in the indian judicial system, and we are optimistic about an outcome that would be well received by over 120 million monthly active users in india.”

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According to a TikTok representative, the company is working to hire a chief nodal officer in india who would help them “to better coordinate with law enforcement agencies and also help put robust measures to protect users against misuse.”

The company which is currently struggling with it minors online protection act, recall that the app’s parent company, ByteDance, was recently ordered to pay a whooping sum of $5.7 million to settle it depts for accusations that it violated the children’s privacy law.

Although they are now good to go as they have put in certain measures for children under the age of 13 to have “extensive limitations on content and user interactions.”

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