Baidu and Weibo are among the 47 apps that the government banned on July 27.
Taking a major decision, the Government of India has ordered the removal of China’s app from Google Play Store and Apple Store. Along with this, instructions have been given to Internet service providers of the country to block these applications.
Sources told English newspaper Times of India Told that the government has ordered removal of both these apps from Google Play Store and Apple Store as well. Along with this, instructions have been given to Internet service providers of the country to block these applications.
According to the report, Weibo was launched by Sina Corporation in 2009, and Globally has 500 million registered users. It is learned that PM Narendra Modi also had an account on Weibo, but he closed it amid growing tension between India and China. Baidu’s Facemoji keyboard is quite popular and it was now testing ‘Waters’ in India. . The company’s CEO Robin Lee also reached IIT Madras in January this year in order to increase the reach of the app among Indian users. During the visit, Lee said that he wants to work closely with Indian Technology Institutions, especially in the area of Artificial Intelligence and Mobile Computing.
59 Chinese apps were banned on June 29
The government banned 59 Chinese apps on 29 June, which included apps such as Tiktok, Shareite, Kwai, UC Browser, Baidu map, Sheen, Clash of Kings, DU Battery Saver, Halo, Like, YouCam Makeup, Mi Community . After this, a list of 47 other Chinese apps were released, which have been banned. Actually these 47 apps were cloning 59 previously banned apps, which included TikTok Lite, Camscanner Advance, Helo Lite, Shareit Lite, Bigo LIVE lite, VFY lite.