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Brands jump in with posts as #PUBGbanned dominates social media trends

Food delivery apps and restaurants offered 'real chicken dinners' to former PUBG players, while many others had offers for the gamers .

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: September 7, 2020 10:09:18 am
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There have been plenty of reactions on social media since the Indian government banned mobile game PUBG and 117 other applications Wednesday. #PUBG and #PUBGBanned were among the top trends on Twitter, and now multiple brands have joined the bandwagon to cash in on the attention.

While food delivery apps and restaurants offered ‘real chicken dinner’, Tinder India said, “Maybe he’ll stop playing games now”. There were also plenty of offers for gamers who were deprived of their game.

Here are some of the posts on social media:

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Now redirect your shots the other way. #PUBGBanned

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The ban by the Information and Technology Ministry comes after TikTok and 58 other Chinese apps were banned in June. The apps were taken down  because they were deemed “prejudicial to the sovereignty, integrity and defence of the nation”.

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