Why TikTok App Rating Dropped to 1.3 from 4.5 stars today? Faizal Siddiqui’s Controversial ‘Acid Attack’ Video and #BanTikTokInIndia Trending on Twitter

TikTok Rating Down: What started as a rivalry between YouTube and TikTok content creators, has turned its way to a political dimension. The hashtag #BanTikTokInIndia #tiktokdown and #tiktokexposed are currently trending on Twitter. (check: Most Liked Indian YouTube Videos.)

The movement to ban TikTok in India started when a trending Twitter video caught the attention of BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga and he tagged Rekha Sharma, Chairperson of National Commission of Women (NCW) India. She, then, confirmed that the matter will be taken to the Government of India and will plea for the ban of the Chinese video-sharing application.


  • On May 19, TikTok’s rating fell down to 2.0 from 4.5 stars.
  • On May 20, the ratings of Tik Tok dropped and updated to 1.3 stars. TikTok Lite’s ratings are still 1.1 stars.
  • On May 20, TikTok has suspended Faizal Siddiqui’s account.
  • On May 21, it further fell down to 1.2.
  • On May 22, it went up to 1.3.

Ban TikTok In India: Watch Faizal Siddiqu’s Alleged Acid Attack Video

It was Faizal Siddiqui’s video in which he is allegedly promoting violence against women after. In the clip, he says, “Usne Tumhe Chod Diya Jiske Liye Tune Mujhe Choda Tha” meaning “He left you for whom you left me for”. And right after completing the dialogue, he throws liquid (a metaphor for acid) on her face.

In the next scene, there appears a girl, Faby, with artificial burnt scars that are put on with the help of make-up. (check: Most Disliked YouTube Videos.)

Check out Faizal Siddiqui’s Alleged Acid Attack Video:-

Rekha Sharma has asked the Maharashtra DGP and TikTok India content supervisor Anuj to remove the video as soon as possible and disable Faizal Siddiqui TikTok Id.

Fazal Siddiqui has removed the video post Sharma’s report to the TikTok India. The NCW chief also said, she is in complete support to ban the social media platform TikTok and she will not tolerate any medium that could encourage youngsters to perform violence of any sort. And it is making them be unproductive and lead a lazy life shooting for few followers.

Why is TikTok Rating Falling Down?

And Twitter flooded with memes and tweets asking people to rate TikTok 1.0 star reviews. And get TikTok Banned in India officially by flagging it as inappropriate content on Play store for propagating violence against women. See the tweets below.

Asking others to flag the application.

But, wait a second, who are these people dropping the rating of TikTok app on Google Play Store? Are these the avid fans of YouTube content creators? Have they asked them to do so?

Well, the fans of YouTubers did make the rating of Tik Tok app fall down. But, they had dropped it to 3.8. They did it in rage as YouTube took down the roast video of Carryminati – YouTube vs TikTok: The End. However, the YT content creators didn’t ask their fanbase to do so.

If it is true, then how did it fell down to 1.3 today (May 20, 2020)? Well, it’s because of controversial videos like Faizal Siddiqui’s that are indirectly promoting violence in some form or other. The ratings are falling as people got enraged and offended as there are numerous such videos on the platform promoting violence.

Faizal Siddiqui’s controversial video is one of the reasons why TikTok rating is falling down from the last few days. Another reason is that YouTubers are roasting TikTokers in their videos.

TikTok has greatly suffered due to this incident because its biggest audience resides in India (with over 611 Million monthly active users), its rating has dropped to a whopping ‘1.3 stars’ in just 4 days. It had a 4.5 stars rating on the Play Store on 16th May 2020. TikTok Lite App is tasting dust with 1.1 stars.

Why is TikTok Rating Down To 2.0 From 4.4? Faizal Siddiqui's Controversial Tik Tok Video #BanTikTokInIndia
Why is TikTok Rating Down To 2.0 From 4.4? Faizal Siddiqui’s Controversial Tik Tok Video #BanTikTokInIndia

Who is Faizal Siddiqui?

Faizal Siddiqui belongs to the team ‘Team Nawab’ which also includes his brother Amir Siddiqui, the guy who initiated the YouTube vs TikTok feud by posting an IGTV Video and targeting various YouTubers for flaws in their videos and intentions. Needless to say that Siddiqui’s brothers love to make controversies.

Faizal Siddiqui enjoys 13.4 Million followers on TikTok and 450K followers on Instagram. He is the most popular member among his other team members of ‘Team Nawab’.

Following the controversy and the controversial video, Technical Guruji (Gaurav Chaudhary) has said, in one of his videos, that he will uninstall the TikTok app from all of his devices.

The Clarification of Faizal Siddiqui On Controversial Video

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Sachin Jangra
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