After numerous reports of plagiarism, the Chinese application which goes by name “Zynn” has been taken down iOS App store recently following the Google Appstore last week. The application has said to be a copy clone of the Tiktok in button to button level. A scheme launched by this application has been into a controversy, where it rewards the users to watch the videos and sign up for friends.
Zynn has been launched in early May and was available in both the giant platform Google Playstore and iOS App Store. It had gained its popularity quickly and had become of the top downloaded application in both platforms. The popularity has been fueled up with the reward scheme launched by the company in which Zynn has their statement as they are giving money directly to their users which otherwise would be used in the advertisement. With these tactics, Zynn was able to attract a good number of users in a very short period of time. However, the action from both Google and Apple ha threatened the long term future of the Application.
On other hand, these incidents have also fueled up the battle between the Zynn’s parent company Kuaishou and TikTok parent company ByteDance as these two companies are the biggest competitors in China’s market involving in video sharing platform. The action from both Google and Apple has been a big blow to the Zynn however, they have told that they are already in communication with Google and Apple and would be setting down the things asap