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Apple, Google remove TikTok video sharing platform from app stores in India

Wednesday 17 April 2019 | 10:26 CET | News
Apple and Google have removed the TikTok service from their app stores in India. TikTok is designed to allow users to create and share videos. The move follows a ruling by the Madras High Court, which ordered the TikTok app removal from app stores amid concerns that it is being used to spread pornography, the BBC reports. On 16 April, the court refused an appeal by TikTok owner, Chinese company ByteDance, to suspend the order.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Google
Countries: India
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