In this photo taken on November 10, 2019, youngsters watch videos on video-sharing app TikTok on their mobile phones in Mumbai. He's no Bollywood superstar, but Israil Ansari can barely walk down a street in India without teenagers flocking to him for autographs -- thanks to TikTok, the addictive and controversial app on which he has two million followers. / AFP / Indranil MUKHERJEE / TO GO WITH AFP STORY India-TikTok-video-science-internet,FOCUS by Vishal MANVE
Digital lending apps have gained in popularity across India but many lenders are capitalising on borrowers’ lack of financial literacy. AFP

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