Great alternatives to the 59 banned Chinese apps in India | Digit

After the Indian government’s interim order to disallow the use of 59 mobile apps with Best alternatives to Chinese smartphones across all budget segmentsChinese origin Google Play Store and Apple App Store has de-listed TikTok in India along with some of the other apps in the list. The government finds all these apps “engaged in activities which is prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, the security of the state and public order.” Having said that, most apps from the list are still available on both the…

Here’s how the TikTok ban affects creators and consumers alike | Digit

We won’t be hearing about TikTok for a while now. The viral video sharing app has been banned by the Indian Government along with 58 other apps originating out of China, and this one’s not a hoax. The order came straight The Ministry of Information Technology, invoking the power under section 69A of the IT Act 2009, based on “information available they are engaged in activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order.” The appendix lists out popular apps like…