The news of the ban being lifted on TikTok is the biggest thing on the internet today. After the news reached users, they started figuring out how to download the app.
When the matter came up before the high court, the bench passed the order lifting its ban after hearing submissions by central government advocate, counsel for TikTok and amicus curiae Arvind Datar. Datar observed there cannot be “a system where something which is statutorily permissible becomes judicially impermissible”.
The Indian TikTok users thanked the bench for lifting the ban on the ‘most-loved app, after the lift of the ban. But while the ban was lifted, what was the first thing they searched for?
According to Google Trends the first thing Indian searched for, was ‘TikTok ban lift.’ Users of the platform we’re trying to understand what exactly the ‘lifting’ of the ban meant.
But this is not the only thing people searched for.
After the news of the ban being lifted made its way to users, they started figuring out how to download the app. Following the controversy on the app, TikTok had been taken off the Play store and App Store.
As the ban is lifted, people are now looking for the app on Google for a ‘.apk’ version, the Android version of the app, so they can re-install it.
It wasn’t only Google they looked for the app though. There were search results on the App store as well to figure out how to download the app.
While the app has been lifted, fans are eagerly waiting for its arrival back on platforms so they can continue with their videos.