'Mitron App' made a successful come back on Google play store just days after being removed

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A short video platform or a TikTok clone app ‘Mitron’ is now available on Google Play Store once again
  • On Thursday, Google gave an official statement on this action and said ‘Mitron’ app was violating google’s “Spam and Minimum Functionality” policy
  • Along with ‘Mitron’, ‘Remove china apps’ was also suspended from the play store
  • The app developers were accused of buying the app’s source code from a Pakistani company ‘Qboxus ‘ for 2,600 rs
  • So far google or the app creators didn’t clarify anything about the settlements of the issues
'Mitron App' made a successful come back on Google play store just days after being removed- Soochna
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A short video platform or a TikTok clone app ‘Mitron’ is now available on Google Play Store once again. ‘Mitron‘ app was removed from the play store along with several other apps this week. On Thursday, Google gave an official statement on this action and said ‘Mitron‘ app was violating google’s “Spam and Minimum Functionality” policy, and just a day after this statement, the Mitron app has made a successful come back on Google Play store. So from now all the users and consumers can download and use the app.

However, Several days ago the vice president of google play store, Sameer Samat indirectly pointing over the app and said, “we’re negotiating with the app’s developers and trying to fix the issues so that the app can be brought back on the play store”. Along with ‘Mitron’, ‘Remove china apps’ was also suspended from the play store and google clarified that “we never allowed any app to target and third-party apps because we want to provide equal opportunities to the creators and innovator. “

Controversy on operating and security issues

The ‘Mitron’ app has been the victim of many types of allegations since its launch date. The app developers were accused of buying the app’s source code from a Pakistani company ‘Qboxus ‘ for 2,600 rs. Apart from it, the app was also reported to have some security weakness. It was saying that due to the weak security of the app, the hacker can compromise with a user account and can send the message to a specific user. However, The flaw didn’t allow the attacker to steal the personal information of the users as registering email ID and D.O.B, etc.

But despite all these allegations, the app has recovered from all of the issues and going to continue its services again. ‘Mitron’ app was being seen as a TikTok‘s alternative solution. After the anti-china campaign started across the country in the last few weeks, ‘Mitron’ application was gaining tremendous popularity in the country. Even before its removal from the play store, there were more than 50 million downloads and was continually growing. However, it will be worth seeing- how ‘Mitron’ will perform after this comeback? and How will it proceed after reform?

Google’s policy

Google suspended ‘Mitron’ app on June 2, and after the removal, they didn’t mention any removing reason cause which many peoples expressed outrage on google’s this action but later on google came up with the reasonable facts. According to google’s policy “Apps should provide value to users through the creation of unique content or services.” It also states that the app should provide a “basic degree of functionality and respectful user experience.”

Did the developer fix the issues?

So far google or the app creators didn’t clarify anything about the settlements of the issues. But An official changelog present in the Google Play store mentions UX (user experience) changes as the only new thing in the application.


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