TikTok may be making a formal comeback in India very soon, with TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, looking to partner up with the Indian firm. ByteDance, the parent company of TikTok, a short-video app, is reportedly looking to get back into the Indian market by entering into an Indian partnership, as well as by rehiring both its former and new employees. The parent company of the popular short video sharing platform, ByteDance, is, in fact, looking for organizations to partner up with in order to signal TikToks return to India.
ByteDance has also reportedly continued its talks with India on making the short video app available in India. India has been reported as saying it is looking for the company to expand into India, but the company has not yet committed to making it accessible to India. ByteDance is also hoping India lifts its ban, so that it can resume operations, the Add reports. Since TikTok was banned last year, reports of the app potentially returning to India have surfaced.
Short-video platform TikTok was banned by the Indian government in the year 2020, along with 58 other apps, for reasons related to national security. To recap, TikTok was banned in India as early as 2020, along with the other 58 apps.
According to The Print, TTikTok’sparent company, ByteDance, approached India’s IT Ministry about negotiations in getting TikTok back to India. According to a recent report by The Economic Times, ByteDance may be working with a Mumbai-based Indian company in bringing TikTok back to India.
According to rumors, Bytedance, the developer of TikTok, is planning an alliance with an Indian company to get back into the market. TikTok owner, ByteDance, is looking to get back into the Indian market by making a partnership with a local firm, the Hiranandani Group, almost two years after it was banned in one of the fastest growing economies in the world, Indian media outlet The Economic Times reported Wednesday. Earlier in June, an ET report said ByteDance, a company owned by TikTok, was in talks with the Hiranandani group to revive the video-sharing platform in India. The report said Hiranandani group.
If Skyesports CEO & Founder’s claims are to be believed, BGMIs mobile gaming may be back after a 2-year hiatus from the Indian government. Skyesports CEO and Founder, in an Instagram post, said the BGMI mobile game may come back, with Chinese app TikTok set to return too. BGMI is still not banned, it is only a temporary order by India, said Skyesports CEO Shiva Nandy on his Instagram story.
As reported in the report from India Today, Skyesports CEO Shiva Nandy said that TikTok would soon be back in India. Days after it was reported that ByteDance, the parent company of TikTok, had filed trademarks on the name of TikTok Music, Skyesports CEO Shiva Nandy said that TikTok would be returning to India.