In order to control the leakage of information, Indian Army has asked its personnel to delete 89 apps. Those apps include
Messaging Platforms, Video Hosting, Contents Sharing, Web Browsers, Video and Live Streaming, Utility apps, Gaming Apps, E-Commerce, Dating Apps, Antivirus, News Apps, Online Book Reading, Health Apps, Lifestyle Apps, Knowledge Apps, Music Apps and Blogging / Microblogging.Those 89 apps include some of the already banned apps along with True Caller, PUBG, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Hungama etc.
Earlier Indian Government has banned 59 Chinese apps to counter the threat posed by these apps to India’s sovereignty and security. Now it is known that Indian Army has issued a list of apps, which are to be deleted.
Here is the list of the 89 apps:
We Chat, QQ, Kik, ooVoo, Nimbuzz, Ozone, Share Chat, Viber, Line, IMO, Snow, To Tok, Hike, Likee, Kwali, Samosa, TikTok, Shareit, Xender, Zapya, UC Browser, UC Browser Mini, LiveMe, BigoLive, Zoom, Fast Films, Vmate, Uplive, Vigo Video, CamScanner, Beauty Plus, True Caller, PUBG, NONO Live, Clash of kings, All Tencent gaming Apps, Mobile Legends, Club Factory, Ali Express, ChinaBrands, Gearbest, Banggood, MiniInTheBox, TinyDeal, Dhgate, LightinTheBox, DX, EricDress, Zaful, Tbdress, Modality, Rosegal, Shein, Romwe, Tinder, TrulyMadly, Happn, Aisle, Coffee Meets Bagel, Woo, OkCupid, Hinge, Badoo, Azar, Bumble, Tantan, Elite Singles, Tagged, Couch Surfing, 360 Security, Facebook, Baidu, Instagram, Ello, Snapchat, News Dog, Dailyhunt, Pratilipi, Heal of Y, POPXO, Vokal, Hungama, Songs.pk, Yelp, Tumbir, Reddit, FriendsFeed, Private Blogs.
Inputs from Praveena Mandapati