Indian social app Chingari on fireplace, logs over three million downloads

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Indians have rushed to obtain social app Chingari, a desi various to Chinese TikTok, which is witnessing practically 1 lakh downloads and over 2 million views per hour for the reason that govt banned 59 Chinese apps over national security worries.

Already downloaded over three million occasions, the app which was based by Bengaluru-based programmers Biswatma Nayak and Siddharth Gautam last yr, was trending on the prime spot on Google Play Store, surpassing Mitron app, a TikTok clone platform.

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“Since the phrase spread that Indians now have a homegrown and more entertaining various to TikTok, we’ve got been recording site visitors past expectations on our app,” mentioned Nayak.

“As Chingari is setting new benchmarks, quite a lot of buyers are exhibiting curiosity in our app. We are holding essential discussions to get a great investor(s) on board in order to scale up our free-of-cost social platform,” Nayak mentioned in an announcement.

Industrialist Anand Mahindra “who by no means used TikTok” has downloaded Chingari and tweeted about it, saying “More energy to you”.

Chingari permits a person to obtain and add movies, chat with pals, work together with new individuals, share content material, and flick thru feed.

A Chingari person will get the chance to get artistic with WhatsApp standing, movies, audio clips, GIF stickers, and photographs.

The app is accessible in languages together with English, Hindi, Bangla, Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada, Punjabi, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu.

Chingari also pays its customers based mostly on how viral the content material creator’s video turns into.

For each video a person uploads on the app, the content material creator will get points per view and these points will be redeemed for cash.

The Chingari app is accessible on each Google Play Store and Apple App Store

Earlier, Sumit Ghosh, co-founder and Chief Product Officer, Chinagri App welcomed the govt’s determination to ban Chinese apps.

“For a really very long time, TikTok has been spying on customers and sending back the information to China. We are pleased that this step has lastly been taken”, he mentioned.





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