The Mitron App is now once again available on Google Play. This short video platform, which had an exact TikTok feel, was remade from Google Play. The reason was the violation of the Google Play policy by the app.
Google had said that the app violates the ‘spam and minimum functionality’ policy, but only after removing the app came the news that Google is working with this app developers to fix the problems of the app. The app has made a comeback on Google Play the next day after the news came.
‘Controversial’ Mitron App, a TikTok Clone
This Mitron App gained considerable popularity before it was removed by Google, more than 50 million people installed this app in their smartphones.
The Mitron App is once again listed on Google Play. The app describes itself as a short video app, a Bangalore-based social media platform. The user interface of this app is very much like TikTok.
On June 2, Google removed the Friends app from Google Play. According to Google’s policy, copying content from another app without any original change is a violation of Google’s rules.
The policy states, “We do not allow apps that provide users with an app-like experience already on Google Play.” Apps should provide users with a better experience through their unique content and services. “
Without naming the Mitron App this week, Sameer Samat, vice president of Android and Google Play, revealed in his blog post that his team was working closely with the developers to fix issues and put their app on Google Play To resubmit. The very next day, this app has made a comeback on Google Play.
Significantly, the Friends app was launched on Google Play 2 months ago. Meanwhile, anti-China and anti-Tiktok sentiment started taking birth in the country, which directly benefited this app. People started installing this app by uninstalling TikTok.
However, recently, a major flaw of the Mitron App was revealed, through which hackers can access any user’s account and message anyone.
However, due to this lack hackers cannot get personal details of the user like email id etc. At the moment, it is not yet clear whether the developers have rectified the problem.
The only change seen in the official changelog of this app on Google Play is the mention of UX (user experience). While the Friends app has returned to Google Play, the recently removed Remove China Apps is still missing from Google Play.