Extending its support to the latest "digital strike" on Tuesday that banned 43 more Chinese apps, homegrown short video-sharing platform Chingari said that some of the apps in the new list "were banned earlier
"Chingari is all set to ablaze the market with new and unique AR filters and more interesting video-editing features that people will love."
TikTok and WeChat were first banned by India on June 29 along with 59 Chinese apps, saying they were prejudicial to sovereignty, integrity and security of the country.
A fresh crisis erupted last Sunday when India pre-emptively thwarted Chinese intentions to unilaterally change the status quo on the southern bank of Pangong Tso in eastern Ladakh.
"Nearly as many have a similar view about Singapore-based app Cheez (59 percent), which has a higher appeal among tier-2 users as compared to tier-1 city residents."
"We are thrilled to onboard KTB Network and Samsung Ventures as partners in the journey and look forward to building towards our vision of empowering millions of Indians to have better lifestyle choices."
Chinese unicorn ByteDance, which owns TikTok and Helo, has nearly 2,000 employees in India.
"Through the TikTok Creator Fund, our creators will be able to realise additional earnings that help reward the care and dedication they put into creatively connecting with an audience that's inspired by their ideas."
Prasad also said that there is the need for building trustworthy Artificial Intelligence systems that can transform the society.
"These measures have been undertaken since there is credible information that these apps are engaged in activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India."
"Users are able to choose for themselves whether they want to provide any additional information about themselves, such as preferred hashtags, location, name, etc., which can all be made public on their profile."
These 'made in Hyderabad' apps have emerged hot favourites and are witnessing tremendous downloads on both Google Play store and Apple i Store.
TikTok, owned by China-based startup ByteDance, has been repeatedly criticized by US leaders "of being a threat to national security because of its ties to China".
"These characteristics are why many global technology companies, including my former employer VMWare, choose to invest in India as a key regional operational hub."
The speed at which this app was being installed even at the testing phase only suggests how big a vacuum has been created following the disappearance of TikTok from app stores.
The application that has already been downloaded more than 1,00,000 times on Google Play Store within no time comes with enterprise-grade host control and security, and can be used for 1:1 video calls and hosting meetings with up to 100 participants.
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