Best time for creating new apps. India banned 59 apps, including TikTok and WeChat

Anton Dyachenko
Anton Dyachenko
4 Sep 2020

Recently the Government of India has banned 59 Chinese mobile applications, including top social media platforms such as TikTok, WeChat, and Helo, over the concerns that these applications were “engaged in activities prejudicial to the sovereignty and integrity of India.” India’s government has confirmed that these mobile applications pose a national security threat and privacy risk to Indian citizens. The complete list of the banned apps includes Community and Video Call apps from Xiaomi, two of Alibaba Group’s apps, Shareit, CM Browser, Club Factory, and ES File Explorer.

At the same time, India is one of the largest external markets for TikTok: generating about 30% of downloads from India in April 2020, Sensor Tower reports. With a 22 percent market share, China’s UC Browser is currently the second most popular internet browser in India, after Google Chrome.

With 200 million Indians users, TikTok was a driving app in the nation’s social media arena. The TikTok ban caused its followers to look for other options. Don’t you think that now is the best time for creating new apps during lower competition?

If you are entering the application sector, you know that a key challenge is rising above the noise and catching the audience’s eye during the fierce competition for user attention. To combat the industry’s race, it’s high time for newcomers to develop a successful app that wins users’ hearts and minds, ensuring the app gets current focus and the highlight it deserves.

All modern apps allow users in-app communication.

All modern apps allow users in-app communication and are equipped with a range of helpful features and extensions but can cost a fortune. Besides, some industries, like telemedicine, education, and finance, require strong privacy controls, so businesses have to store all data on their servers. This requires creating a custom messenger or integrating in-app chat functionality into existing apps.

In-App communication is a key component that creates a strong interaction with the user across platforms. There are many benefits a business can gain from a communications app, and your company is no exception. You get better engagement and seamless communication experience and flexibility, accessibility, improved teamwork, and many more.

Integrate messaging and calling with QuickBlox SDKs and APIs

If you want to build a top-notch messaging application supporting video and audio calls, with the customization and full security control, QuickBlox has the perfect solution for you. Our voice chat API and SDK are explicitly made to develop secure cross-platform applications, reducing the time consumption and costs for building every feature from scratch, hastening time-to-market value.

QuickBlox robust API and SDK allow the seamless integration of voice features into a mobile application while ensuring that the messaging solution is encrypted and follows security and data policies.

QuickBlox chat and video calling SDK and API will quickly enable your mobile app with the following features:

  • Private and group chat
  • Implement public and private groups functionality to instantly engage multiple users with the chat history saved for future reference.

  • Voice and Video calling
  • Let users communicate via free voice and video calls by adding high-quality, low latency video and voice calls in messaging apps in a snap.

  • Video conference
  • Our APIs and SDKs offer interactive live video with unlimited possibilities to make online conversations more natural, delivering the perfect user experience.

  • Push notifications
  • The feature allows notifying the target audience of discounts, deals, instructions, alerts, reminders in one go, creating best experiences that build trust and loyalty.

  • File and screen-sharing
  • Implement this feature to enhance online meetings and boost the team’s collaboration and productivity.

  • Message history
  • It provides an easily searchable record of any conversations. With direct access to communicational data, users will have all the essential information at hand and return to it whenever they need it.

  • Offline messages
  • Offline messages are the best solution to get your messages delivered even if the user is offline or if your chat is interrupted.

Conclusion

Time is money! If you have an innovative idea, you need to bring your vision to the market asap. With QuickBlox solutions, you will get a successful communicational app faster and for an excellent price, saving your time, effort, and costs. Why wait any longer? Let’s make your new app that moves to the top now!

Feel free to contact QuickBlox for any further questions

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