Google issues clarification on taking down apps from India’s Play Store
Google issues clarification on taking down apps from India’s Play Store – Google has issued a clarification to offer out details on why it made apps like Mitron and take away China Apps unavailable from its Play Store in India.
From a letter signed by Sameer Samat, vice chairman, Android, and Google Play, it’s been revealed that the apps were removed due to a variety of technical policy violations. Among the apps removed was Mitron, which had functions almost like TikTok. The statement added that Google is functioning with developers to assist them to fix issues and resubmit their apps. Google has given the developer some guidance and once the difficulty has been addressed the app can return abreast of Play. ‘Remove China Apps’ was another app that was deleted from the Play Store.
The app encouraged users to get rid of apps from China and back local ones. On this subject, the statement clarified: “We also recently suspended a variety of apps for violating the policy that we do not allow an app that ‘encourages or incentivizes over modifying device settings or features unless it’s a part of a verifiable security service’ which have longstanding rule designed to make sure where developers can succeed based upon design and innovation to specifically target other apps, it can cause behavior that we believe isn’t within the best interest of our community of developers and consumers. We’ve enforced this policy against other apps in many countries consistently within the past – even as we did here.
To the rationale behind these recent actions. We thank our developers for all the amazing work they are doing and our consumers for his or her continued support in helping to make a secure and secure mobile app ecosystem.”
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