TikTok is expecting to come back to India days after PUBG obtains a comeback. The Indian Government banned the Bytedance-owned short video making app along with 57 Chinese apps.
In the second wave of the Chinese app ban, PUBG and 117 other apps were banned. Yet, now PUBG has officially announced its come back to India.
TikTok too has retained its employees in the country and struggling with the Government to solve the problems.
Contrary to the thoughts, Bytedance that has over 2000 employees in India did not layoff any employee post the ban.
The employees received a bonus this year, as per an ET report. TikTok India head Nikhil Gandhi had promised his employees in an email that the company is working hard to make a comeback and running near with the Government to take care of the problems that were established.
“We remain committed to the positive impact our platforms can have on the community. Our employees have been at the heart of our business, and we place the utmost value on our employees’ personal and professional well-being,” Gandhi said in the email, according to people familiar with the matter,” Gandhi stated in its email.
Gandhi also told his employees via email that the company is fully committed to complying with local laws and security requirements. Hence it is awaiting a positive outcome in India.
“We have demonstrated unequivocal commitment to comply with the local laws, including data privacy and security terms, and are therefore optimistic about a positive outcome. Our clarifications have been submitted to the Government, and we will proceed to allay any further concerns they may have. Together with our employees, we remain dedicated to our users and creators who have found not only recognition but also new avenues of livelihood through our platform,” Nikhil Gandhi stated in the email.
TikTok had one of the highest user bases in India. It was banned and blocked on the servers in the wake of India and China’s impact at the Galway Valley.
However, now if TikTok succeeds to get rid of its China connection, it can return to India soon.
Meanwhile, PUBG made its Indian fans very satisfied by announcing a comeback. PUBG corporation officially PUBG Mobile India on Thursday. The company has announced that the new version of the game has been specifically designed for Indian users.
“PUBG Corporation intends to make investments worth 100 million dollars in India to cultivate the local video game, esports, entertainment, and IT industries. Outside of the manufacturing industry, these investments will factor the largest made by a Korean company. Thanks to overwhelming community enthusiasm for PUBG esports in India, the company also plans to make investments by hosting India-exclusive esports events, which will highlight the biggest tournaments, the largest prize pools, and the best tournament productions,” PUBG announced in an official statement.