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The curious case of 'rise' and 'ban' of Tik Tok in India explained

The Supreme Court today said that it will not interfere in the Tik Tok matter as the Madras High Court is hearing it on Tuesday

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

The Supreme Court today said that it will not interfere in the matter as the is hearing it on Tuesday.

on April 4 directed the to ban popular Chinese video app TikTok, saying it was "encouraging pornography". The order also directs the media from telecasting videos made using the app.


TikTok, an app that allows users to create and share short videos with special effects, has over 54 million monthly active users in India.

To know more about and the ongoing controversy over it, do listen to this podcast

First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 12:15 IST
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