The digital airstrike on China by India seems to be very crucial for the Indian market as Chingari aims to replace TikTok from the digital market. The popular social media app from China recently got a strike from the Indian government recently. Many people were in stress facing this reality however, a few developers from this country helped out the situation.
Following the ban of TikTok, a desi alternative ‘Chingari’ has seen an overnight rise in downloads. Earlier, this app had reached the milestone of 3 million downloads in just 10 days. However, it has now achieved over 10 million downloads in less than 22 days on Google Play Store.
In cyberspace fortunes change quickly…
A month ago @TikTok_IN rules the roost in India.
On 11 June @Chingari_IN breaks into top 200 apps
On 1 July @Chingari_IN is top social app & @TikTok_IN not ranked
All in the space of less than 30 days…
Change happens. 🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/5DlcFurPVr
— Syed Akbaruddin (@AkbaruddinIndia) July 1, 2020
Chingari comes to the rescue of Indians
The Chinese social media sharing giant lost somewhere around $1 billion due to the imposing ban on the company by the Indian government. The surge in popularity of, Chingari, a video-based ‘Made in India’ platform has been so meteoric that it is now among the top 2 free apps on the Google Play store for more than a week.
Biswatma Nayak, Co-founder of the Chingari app says that it is very heartening to see that they are surpassing their own record each day. Their retention numbers and the app’s daily engagement time are also witnessing a solid increase. The company thanks all their users for their trust and would like to invite all others to join they’re Made in India app for the daily dose of entertainment. Their team is working round the clock to provide all the customers with a seamless experience.
Just like TikTok, the short-video making app Chingari allows a user to download and upload videos alongside with features like chat with friends, interact with new people, share content, browse through feed, and much more.
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Suryapratim Ray is an engineer, author, robotics hobbyist, and an active Quoran. Being a technical blogger, he covers the good, bad, and ugly of science on a regular basis at Sciencenews18. In addition to his passion for writing, he’s equally keen on learning classical music.