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What makes people tick? What are the stories they carry with them? In a world of shouting heads, veteran journalist, radio commentator and novelist Sandip Roy sits down to have real conversations about the fascinating world around us and the people who shape it. Catch these engaging interviews every other Sunday

Episode 54 July 12, 2020

What the Tiktok ban means for young India, with Snigdha Poonam

Amidst the ongoing India-China border tensions, the government decided to ban 59 apps originating from China. This included the immensely popular video app, TikTok. In this episode, Sandip talks to journalist Snigdha Poonam, who has written extensively about the app and is the author of the book, Dreamers: How Young Indians are Changing the World, about what made different from other social media apps, how it affected the lives of young Indians, and why it has been a cultural phenomenon.


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What the Tiktok ban means for young India, with Snigdha PoonamAmidst the ongoing India-China border tensions, the government decided to ban 59 apps originating from China. This included the immensely popular video app, TikTok. In this episode, Sandip talks to journalist Snigdha Poonam, who has written extensively about the app and is the author of the book, Dreamers: How Young Indians are Changing the World, about what made different from other social media apps, how it affected the lives of young Indians, and why it has been a cultural phenomenon. You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio.
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