Ticketlock and WeChat have been banned in the US since Sunday.
The US has been banning popular Chinese social media apps TikTok and WeChat since Sunday keeping national security in mind.
Last month, Trump signed an executive order banning TickTock and WeChat, under which both Chinese companies can avoid the ban by giving ownership to an American company.
Commerce Minister Wilbur Ross said, “On the President’s instructions, we have taken significant action to fight China’s malicious act of collecting personal data of American citizens, so that we can more aggressively base our national values, beliefs based on democratic rules and Will be able to implement American laws and regulations.
The Commerce Department has also warned other social media apps about copying the illegal behavior of WeChat or Ticketock. The President has the power to ask if additional orders are needed to curb such activities. The department said in a statement that the US has launched the WeChat or TicketLock mobile apps, their component codes in the US through the online mobile application store from September 20 Or restricted the service or delivery of application updates. Under this, any type of financial transaction in America will also be banned.
It said that from September 20, for WeChat and Ticketock from November 12, there will be a ban on any internet hosting service in the US that provides the provision of operation of these mobile applications. These would also include restrictions on the content delivery network service that would enable it to operate or adapt.
On July 29, India banned 59 Chinese apps, including TicketLock, WeChat and UC Browser. Later 244 and Chinese app were also banned.