Mi Store, Truecaller among 42 apps BSF wants its officers, jawans to avoid: Check full list
Xiaomi app store and Truecaller are among the 42 mobile applications that BSF wants its officers and jawans to completely avoid. The directive has been passed in a new circular mentioning social media rules for BSF officers and men.
Xiaomi app store and Truecaller are among the 42 mobile applications that BSF wants its officers and jawans to completely avoid. The directive has been passed in a new circular mentioning social media rules for BSF officers and men. "Don`t get into a trap. Your security is in your hands," the Border Security Force (BSF) has said. At the same time, it has also asked the officers to be cautious while using Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp.
"Be cautious while using social media," said the BSF in a circular issued recently. "Before using WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms, one needs to keep in mind that you are border guarding force and Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rules rule duly are applicable," it said.
The other popular apps on the list are UC News, UC Browser, video editing application Viva Video, social media app Wechat and media sharing app Shareit. Xiaomi's MI Community and Mi Video Call apps have also been included in the list. Here is the full list of apps -
Viva Video - QU video Inc
Virus Cleaner - HI Security Lab
Vault Hide - No mobile Security
Cachecleaner DU Apps Studio
DU battery saver
Clean master - Cheeta Mobile
Wonder Camera - Bindu Inc
ES Ifle Explorer
QQ News Feed
QQ security Center
Mi Video Call -Xaomi
The circular further points out that by commenting/writing about or forwarding unverified reports and rumours one violates laws of land. "Several times unverified reports would be presented in way that they are absolutely true and start believing it. Seeing such post always use your commonsense and never get into the trap (sic.)," it stated, adding that the anti-national elements uses social media to propagate their agenda to cause unrest in India.
It also highlighted that while going on leave and joining back the force, always follow the rules and regulations laid out for safety and security. "This is for your own safety," it stressed in the end.
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