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TikTok may be banned in India, but this ByteDance app is having a moment there

20 Jul 2020

Resso, a music streaming service owned by TikTok parent ByteDance, is thriving in India, despite a ban on China-owned apps.

TikTok was among dozens of China-linked apps that were banned in India last month over what the government said were national security concerns. The wildly popular short-video service—owned by China’s ByteDance—has faced increased scrutiny over its data-collection practices, although TikTok has said it does not share user data with the Chinese government. India’s move, which followed a fatal clash between the two countries on a disputed border, was notable in scale, affecting some 59 mobile apps and severing TikTok from one of its largest markets.

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