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Top 5 most popular Apps Banned in 2020
29 Dec, 2020
India banned over 220 Chinese apps in 2020.
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A short video app, with 200 million users in India at the time, was the biggest prey to the ban.
PUBG Mobile
It was a cult game, immensely popular among the youngsters and had over 50 million users in the country.
Shein and Club Factory
It came as dismay for the online shoppers as both the apps were known for providing latest trends at affordable prices and was popular among the fashion influencers. Shein ranked number seven in the list of most downloaded apps globally in 2019.
It was an app that allowed users to scan their documents and convert into PDF and JPEG formats and share it quickly. It had a user base of around 100 million in India.
It was a popular app that helped to share files between phones. The app later expanded to content discovery and consumption platform as well. It had a base of 400 million users in India in 2019.