TikTok—Target of U.S. Suspicion—Is a Smash Hit in India
NEW DELHI—As TikTok—the wildly popular video-sharing app from China—encounters suspicion in Washington, D.C., regulators and users are unfazed in its largest international market: India.
The app has blown up in the South Asian nation more than anywhere else outside of China. India’s TikTok fans are young, new to the internet and largely unemployed. They don’t have much privacy in their small homes so they have popped up in parks and parking lots across the country, shooting 15-second videos that often mimic the dominant form…