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Xiaomi: Mi App is displaying soft-porn content by default; no option to block it

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 May 2018, 11:14 IST

Xiaomi has become one of the leading smartphone brands in the country, it holds one third market share in the country now. It also has the huge install base which is in millions. In recent reports, many Mi users complained that they are facing a weird problem with Mi apps as it displaying the advertisements with soft porn content. The Mi app is a by default feature on the smartphone and it can not be uninstalled from the handset.

 

A woman based in Bengaluru working in teaching profession said “she received a notification from the Mi Apps store app which showed a woman in her underwear, leaning over a laptop with the text, "How to download best videos? Click here now”. Some other users also reported, “I keep getting notifications from this app which are really annoying to start with,". "The next thing I see there's a half-naked woman on my screen, and I just felt harassed by my phone”.

Whereas on the other hand, Mi has denied the responsibility and no official spokesperson was available for clarification. Though, according to Mi, they are not responsible for the posting of add as it transmits add-on generic basis and not selective. And most of the adds are distributed by the third party and there is no functional body to monitor it. Such article can also be seen in the browser with soft porn content.

 

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First published: 10 May 2018, 11:14 IST
 
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