‘Indian’ Mitron App challenging TikTok downloaded 10 million times from Google Play

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Mitron App was launched in India as an alternative to TikTok and now this app has taken advantage of anti-China sentiments such that within 2 months of its launch, this app has been downloaded more than 1 crore times from Google Play Store. Has been downloaded. Talking about the rating of Friends app on Google Play Store, it has been given a rating of 4.5 out of 5. The only reason for it getting so much popularity in such a short time is the increasing anti-China sentiment in the country, in which people are boycotting everything made by China. However, if we talk about the Friends app, then along with gaining popularity, this app is also embroiled in controversies. Allegations were made regarding this app that the source code of the app was purchased from Pakistani developers. Apart from this, it has also been removed from the Play Store once due to violation of Google Play Store policy, but within a few days, the app developers worked with Google to fix the problems and re-entered the Google Play Store. Took.

According to the latest news, Mitron App has received 1 crore downloads on Google Play Store. Company CEO Shivank Aggarwal announced this in his press note.

As we said, despite 1 crore downloads and good ranking, the last two months have not been smooth for the Mitron app. When this app was launched, even though people quickly downloaded this app on their devices due to anti-China sentiment, but after using it, users complained that this app had a lot of bugs and was difficult to use. It is exactly like TikTok. Despite all these negative reviews, people downloaded this app so much that within a month this app got 50 lakh downloads. However, later Google removed this app from its platform for violating ‘Spam and Minimum Functionality’ policy. At the same time, cyber security researcher had also told that it is very easy to hack this app.

Talking about the app, the co-founders of Mitron told Tech News by Careers Ready that it is not an exact app of TikTok. He told that all the apps have some common elements, although after the launch, many versions of the Mitron app have been launched. It is reported that the app’s team is based out of Bangalore and the initial template of the Mitron app was purchased from Australian marketplace EnvatoMarket. However, the developer did not disclose the name of the seller from whom he purchased the source code. It was claimed in old reports that the source code of this app was purchased from Pakistan.

According to data available on App Brain, the first version of the Mitron app was made live on Google Play on April 17 and it received 100,000 downloads in just 7 days.

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