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Indian Government Tells Apple and Google to Block TikTok App Downloads from their Stores

Indian government demands TikTok ban


Today, India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, ordered the TikTok app removed from Google and Apple stores over illicit content…

The government of India, following decisions by the country’s Supreme Court and lower court, has demanded Apple and Google block downloads of the popular app, TikTok.

Indian Government Demands TikTok Ban from Google Play and Apple Stores

The demand comes after it was determined the app — claiming hundreds of millions of users, including minors — allowed pornography, along with other types of illicit content. 

Just two months ago, the United States Federal Trade Commission levied a $5.7 million fine against TikTok for violating child protection rules.

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