TikTok's rival Mitron app is a repackaged app from Pakistan

12:12 PM May 30, 2020 | Team Udayavani |
According to a recent report, Mitron, which has recently going viral as the rival to the popular Chinese app TikTok, is not ‘Made in India’ Source claim that the Mitron app is actually a repackaged version of the TicTic app, created by a Pakistani company called Qboxus. Irfan Sheikh, the founder and CEO of Qboxus, the company that made the TicTic app and that he sold the source code of the app to Mitron's creator for $34, or approximately Rs. 2,500 The report says that the entire source code of the app, its features, and even the user interface was created by Pakistani software developer company Qboxus. Irfan Sheikh has been reported as saying that marketing the app as India-made is wrong Launched on 11 April, the credit for developing the app was given to Shivank Agarwal, a student at IIT Roorkee. Mitron is a short video-making application that allows users to upload short videos of up to 15 seconds.

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