Indian army orders soldiers to delete 89 apps from their phones
July 9, 2020 06:53 PM
After the government of India banned 59 Chinese apps for everyone in the country, the Indian army asked its soldiers and officers to delete 89 apps from their smartphone, Indian news agency ANI reported.
The news agency posted a full list of 89 apps. Notably, the list includes more than just apps with China origin such as Facebook, Tinder, Instagram, among others.
In a Twitter post, the news agency stated that the “Indian army has asked its personnel to delete 89 apps from their smartphones including Facebook, TikTok, Truecaller, and Instagram to plug leakage of information.”
The list includes both Chinese and non-Chinese apps ranging from messaging platforms to health apps to popular mobile games and more.