On Sunday, multiple Chinese media outlets reported that popular dating app Tantan had been taken down from major Android app stores. As of Monday morning it was still available on Apple’s App Store as well as on smartphone brand Xiaomi’s Mi Store.

An official response from Tantan stated that the takedown was due to “violations,” and that the company would work to rectify the issues. The response did not address the nature of the violations.

As of publication, Tantan had not responded to TechNode inquiries.

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Bailey Hu

Bailey Hu is based in China’s hardware capital, Shenzhen. Her interests include local maker culture, grassroots innovation and how tech shapes society, as well as vice versa.