After the Chinese short video app Ticketock was banned, several native short video apps appeared to take its place. Now the Indian government has banned PUBG or PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds gaming app.
After the Chinese short video app Ticketock was banned, a number of native short video apps appeared to take its place. Now the Indian government has banned PUBG or PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds gaming app. It was a popular gaming app, after being banned, various types of speculations are being made. Estimates, jokes and memes are happening after PubG Mobile is banned. In this case, some fake news is also being spread. According to a tweet, JioG game can come to replace PUBG Mobile. This is a fake tweet.
Truth of JioG?
According to this fake tweet, Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani has announced the JioG game, which will replace PUBG. This fake account is named after the news agency ANI. However, the truth is that no such information has been given by Jio or Reliance. Nor does an app by this name exist on Play Store or App Store.
Since the JioG was tweeted in the name of ANI, many users are getting it right. This tweet has received more than 5 thousand likes and more than 1 thousand re-tweets soon. The Government of India has taken a big decision amid the ongoing border dispute between India and China.The Ministry of Information & Technology has banned 118 Chinese apps including PUBG Mobile.
Many Chinese apps have been banned by India earlier, which China criticized. The government’s decision came at a time when tensions between India and Chinese soldiers in East Ladakh once again increased. Significantly, the Indian government has so far banned a total of 224 Chinese apps. These apps have many popular apps including TikTok, PUBG.
The Indian government had banned 59 Chinese apps in the first phase followed by 47 more Chinese apps. Now the Indian government has banned 118 apps. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology said in its statement that the banned mobile apps were a threat to India’s sovereignty, integrity, security and peacekeeping. With this step of the government, the data of crores of Indian mobile and internet users will be protected.