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Tech & Science Google deletes millions of poor TikTok reviews from Play Store

12:31  28 may  2020
12:31  28 may  2020 Source:   msn.com

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Google has deleted millions of negative TikTok reviews from its Play store after the app's rating fell from 4.5 to 1 .2 stars overnight. The video-sharing platform was inundated with one-star reviews after an Indian creator posted a spoof video of an acid attack. Faizal Siddiqui has apologised, and TikTok

Google has deleted millions of negative TikTok reviews from its Play Store after the app’s rating fell from 4.5 to 1 .2 stars overnight. The video-sharing platform was inundated with one-star reviews after an Indian creator posted a spoof video of an acid attack. Faizal Siddiqui has apologised, and TikTok

a close up of a remote control: Google has deleted millions of bad TikTok reviews on the Play Store. © JOEL SAGET / AFP Google has deleted millions of bad TikTok reviews on the Play Store.

In wake of the recent onslaught of bad reviews, Google deleted millions of negative TikTok reviews on the Play Store.

After a fake video of a man throwing acid in the face of a woman circulated on the music-oriented social media service TikTok last week, stirring up major backlash against the company as a result, reviews of the application on the Google Play Store dropped from 4.5 stars to 1.2 in a matter of days. 

After the TikTok user who published the video apologized for the clip after seeing the severe public response, Google began deleting a slew of the negative reviews on its digital content shop.

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Google has deleted millions of reviews of the popular social media app TikTok from its Play store app marketplace after a tasteless clip shared on the platform Google removes over 5 million reviews from Play Store to improve TikTok rating.

In fact, millions of negative reviews have been removed from the Play Store -- which the company deems as "corrective action." A Google spokesperson speaking to BBC stated that "When we learn of incidents of spam abuse, we review and take corrective action to remove inappropriate ratings and comments."

As of today, TikTok on the Google Play Store has a 2.9 star rating with the 1-star reviews outweighing all other categories. Last week the app had over 27 million reviews -- now, it has just 20 million.

The problematic video and copies of it have since been removed from the platform. The creator's account has been suspended.

India bans Tiktok and other Chinese apps .
© Shutterstock India bans Tiktok and other Chinese apps India has banned the social network Tiktok and 58 other Chinese apps. Security concerns were given as the reason. Tiktok is now banned in India. Other apps have also been withdrawn from the market. The Indian Ministry of Information Technology has received several reports that user data is being misused by some of these apps and transferred to servers outside the country, a statement said.

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