A set of Indian engineers have developed an app that detects apps made in china and given a very simple UI to remove them.
In a span of 2 hours Remove China Apps(App removed by Google Play) [New trusted APK link]the apps got 5300+ reviews. Considering the exponential growth in play store reviews, TDH team told that 20,000+ app installations are happening every 3 minutes.
How to use Remove China Apps?
2. Open the Apps after installation
3. Give permission to install unknown apps
4. Click “scan china apps”
5. Click on bin icon in the right to remove the specific app
It’s viral on Twitter?
More than 58,000 tweets have been made with the hashtag #BoycottMadeInChina. A good percentage of users have been sharing the screenshot of having no china apps on their phones and considered to go in trending.
Why apps made in china aren’t trusted?
1. China sensors anti china, anti platform videos
Unlike youtube apps which allows any critic videos, Apps like TikTok doesn’t give any reach to anti TikTok videos. It’s called censoring and china has been famous for that.
2. Government of china can access any information about users 24×7
The government of China has regulations with every private, public firm, and access to their centralized database. The government can search, filter, or aggregate data on mass scale which makes it a national issue. US Government has banned any TikTok usage in government authority and in their family for the same reason.
Apps like TikTok, face swap, and many popular apps have ambiguous privacy policies, terms, and condition pages which makes these apps go in list of shady apps.
Who developed the “Remove China Apps” app?
A set of engineers from Jaipur, India with a group named onetouchapplabs has developed this app.
TheDigitalHacker has mailed the team to ask questions but has have not received any mail.