Trouble for lipsync and video-sharing platform TikTok had been brewing in India for some time now.
On April 16, things took a turn for the worse as Google and Apple took it down from their stores in the country to comply with a court order.
India is a crucial market for the Chinese app as around 40% of its 500 million users are in the country. As it firefights, here’s a look at what went wrong with it:
The supreme court will again hear TikTok’s plea on April 22. Meanwhile, existing users can continue using the app, and new users can still download it off the internet.