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NEW DELHI: Minutes after the government banned 118 Chinese mobile apps, including the popular gaming app PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, PUBG was one of the top trends on Twitter, with people expressing their feelings with with and humour.
Hashtags like #PUBG, #ChineseAppsBanned, #PUBGBanned and #Tencent started trending on the micro-blogging site.
Here is how social media users flooded Twitter with hilarious reactions, including jokes and memes:

The PUBG mobile app has around 33 million active users in India. PUBG was developed by a South Korean company, but the mobile version that has taken off around the world was developed by Chinese company Tencent.
The list of 118 mostly Chinese apps also includes applications from Baidu and Xiaomi’s ShareSave.
These “apps collect and share data in a surreptitious manner and compromise personal data and information of users that can have a severe threat to the security of the State,” the government said in a statement.
It added the apps threatened India’s “sovereignty and integrity”.



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