The government of India banned 59 Chinese apps last week. The government has banned these apps as a threat to the security and sovereignty of the country. The banished app also includes the popular short video streaming app Tiktok with over 20 million users in India.
The ban on Tiktok has led to an emptiness in India’s social media space, which is now associated with filling Indian apps. Apps similar Spark (Chingari) and friends (Mitron) are becoming very widespread and their downloads are growing rapidly. See a list of top 5 Indian apps replacing Tiktok.
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Tiktok has become the biggest and choice of friends. In a week, the number of users of this app has increased from 1 crore to 1.7 crores. It has also got an investment of Rs. 2 crores, which is planning to increase using foundations operations.
Chingari’s also increasing popularity. Over the past few days, its downloads are increasing rapidly. Last week, the number of downloads exceeded 1 crore on the Google Play Store. The company is in an attempt to remove bugs by presenting new user interfaces soon.
Spark (Chingari) and Roposo’s users, like friends, have also increased significantly in a short period. 12 million users of Roposo, available in Indian languages, have grown on Chinese apps in just 2 days after the ban.
ShareChat launches Moz app in India right after the ban on Chinese apps. The app has 50 lakh downloads on the Google Play Store which is available in 15 Indian languages including Bengali, Kannada, Gujarati.
Zee5 also plans to launch an app like Tiktok to capitalise on the spot. The app has not yet been launched. But there is a lot of buzz on the market.
Tik Kik app
Calling it the “karaoke of the digital age”, Tick Kik effectively added the country’s Make in India program. This creative social platform allows users to come and entertain with short videos posted around the world as well as create a social space for people to share and create their videos. With the writing of this article, the app has surpassed 10 million downloads with a 4.0-star rating on the Google Play Store.
Users get the opportunity to browse through many short videos, download them, like them, share them and more. The Trell app enables a user to play games on this app where they invite their friends to get rewards and coupons for premium websites like Myntra, Cleartrip, Himalaya, Beardo Mc Donalds, Foodpanda, Swiggy, Ajio, OYO, can do. More on the Make in India app. Currently, the Trail app has completed 10 million downloads in a short period on the Google Play Store and has 4.6 stars by the time of writing this article.
This creative social platform allows users to come and entertain with short videos posted around the world as well as create a social space for people to share and create their videos to make them popular. The LitLot app features a new freehand drawing feature that is appealing to many users and that is why it has 1 million downloads and 4.5 stars on the Google Play Store in no time at the time of writing this article.
The Tna Tan app is similar to TikTok and has similar features than that the Chinese app uses to provide its users. The extensive list of filters and easy interface has been praised by many users for being famous on the Discover section of the application. Currently, the app has around 1 million downloads on the Google Play Store with a certain time and is 3.0 stars for writing this article.