Likee App closed its service in India, company’s statement on the ban came

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Apps banned by the central government have been removed from Google Play and App Store. Likee App is also in this list. Which is no longer available on Google Play and App Store. Likee’s parent company Bigo Technology Pte Ltd issued a press release on Thursday and officially confirmed the removal of the app. However, the company says that it is working on this problem in collaboration with the relevant government authorities under local laws.

Issuing a statement in this regard, BIGO Technology said, “We respect the order of the Government of India, and in view of this, we have temporarily removed the Likee app from Google Play and App Store. “We will continue to suspend its service in India until we get more clarity.”

The company further said that it will comply with local laws and ensure the privacy and data security of thousands of users of the app in India. The company said that Likeee The app’s research and development team worked 24 hours to shut down the service.

Let us tell you, the Government of India had banned 59 apps on the night of June 29, which included Likee app. The government has said in its statement that the Ministry has implemented these apps under Section 69A of the IT Act under the provisions of the Information Technology Act and the Ministry of Information Technology (Procedures and Safeguards for Blocking of Access of Information by Public) Rules 2009 and Considering the nature of the threats, 59 apps have been banned. According to available information, these apps were engaged in certain activities which could pose a threat to the sovereignty and integrity of India, defense of India, security of the State and public order.

Likee app was introduced in July 2017 and the app works in 180 countries. According to company data, Likee app had received 400 million downloads in India.

Like TikTok, this app is also a short video mobile app, on which people could watch and upload short video content. It is especially known as a video editing and creation tool, in which more than 1000 video effects are available. Apart from this, Likee app supported 15 languages ​​in India.

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