TikTok representatives will meet with Indian authorities after blocking

Representatives blocked on the eve of India, the company TiKTok will meet with representatives of the government to provide clarification, is spoken in the message of the head of Department of the company in India, Nikhil Gandhi.

TiKTok is the app for creating and viewing a short video, owned by Chinese company ByteDance. Released in 2018, it is the leader in the segment of applications for short videos in China and is gaining popularity around the world.

On the eve of the government of India has banned the 59 programs, including Chinese social network TikTok, browser UC Browser and instant messenger WeChat. The list includes the applications "harmful to the sovereignty and integrity of India, defense of India, security of the state and public order." Application is basically developed in China will be blocked as on mobile and other devices.

He also noted that TikTok has made the Internet available in 14 languages spoken in India.

"TikTok democratized the Internet, making it available in 14 Indian languages. Hundreds of millions of users, artists, storytellers, educators, and artists depend on it as a source of livelihood, many of them use the Internet for the first time", - said the head of TikTok in India.

The ban developed apps in China, followed by the fighting between military of India and China in Ladakh, which killed 20 Indian soldiers. Despite the agreement on the mutual withdrawal forces, the two sides continue to strengthen the military contingent in the region.