The app which helped many humans stay sane, especially celebrities as COVID-19 crumbled the world is now in trouble.
The app, owned by ByteDance, a Chinese company and founded in 2012 has been interesting and engages people with a lot of fun activities which delight the viewers.
On the 3rd of April 2019, however, the Madras High Court while hearing a PIL had asked the Government of India to ban the app, citing that it encourages pornography. The court also noted that children using the app were at risk of being targeted by sexual predators. Read also: Dino Melaye Makes Debut Appearance In Nollywood
Today, again, #tiktokexposed has been one of the top trends, and more calls for the video-sharing app to be banned arose. Indian celebrities and politicians such as Rheka Sharma, the Chairperson of the National Commission for Women in India joined in the call for ban, saying the app is more harmful.