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India bans 59 Chinese apps like TikTok, Helo, Shein; Twitter erupts with memes and jokes

As a major decision by the government, 59 Chinese apps have been banned in India including TikTok, Beauty Plus, CamScanner, Shein, ShareIt and more. Twitter memefest ensued.

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New Delhi Updated on: June 30, 2020 13:25 IST
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TikTok is among the 59 Chinese apps banned in India

The Government of India has just 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. Amidst the major decision taken by India, people are taking to micro-blogging site Twitter and posting their reactions on the same. Here's a look at how people over Twitter are reacting to the ban on Chinese apps.

How Twitter is reacting to the 59 Chinese apps banned in India?

 In addition to this, hashtags such as #59Chinese, #chinese apps, #PUBG, #Camscanner, #Tencent, and various more are trending on Twitter. Have a look at some of the tweets that tell what people have to say regarding the ban on Chinese apps:

The list of 59 Chinese apps includes popular ones such as Tiktok, Beauty Plus, UC Browser, ShareIt, CamScanner, and more. The government has been considering the ban for a while now, following which the decision has finally been taken to protect the privacy and security of the users in India.

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