Tiktok Ban in Pakistan? Tiktok Ban News: ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority on Friday blocked video-sharing app TikTok, citing “immoral and indecent” content.
According to a press release, in view of “complaints” and the “nature of the content being consistently posted on TikTok”, PTA issued a “final notice” to the app.
TikTok has been informed that the authority “is open for engagement” and will review its decision if it finds a “satisfactory mechanism” has been employed by the video-sharing app to moderate “unlawful content”.
Moments after the news broke, the app began to show a blank interface with no text or images loading.
Tiktok Blocked in Pakistan
Pakistan on Friday has imposed a ban in order to block TikTok, because the media platform failed to abide by requests from the authorities, according to sources.
Islamabad previously said that the app has an obligation “to moderate the socialisation and content within legal and moral limits” as per existing Pakistani laws.
The telecommunications regulatory body of Pakistan issued a notice back in July, stating it was a “final warning” to the ByteDance-owned app, urging TikTok to “put in place a comprehensive mechanism to control obscenity, vulgarity, and immorality through its social media application”.
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The final warning of Tiktok Blocked in Pakistan
On July 20, PTA announced that it has issued a final warning to TikTok after receiving a “number of complaints … from different segments of the society against immoral, obscene and vulgar content on social media applications particularly Tik Tok and Bigo”.
The complaints, the regulatory body added, also included the apps’ “extremely negative effects on the society in general and youth in particular”.
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PM wants TikTok banned
Recently, on September 26, a report by The News quoted information minister Shibli Faraz as saying that Prime Minister Imran Khan is of the view social media apps like TikTok are badly harming the society’s values and should be blocked.
While talking to the publication, Shibli Faraz said: “PM Imran is extremely concerned about the growing obscenity and vulgarity in the society and has directed all the relevant sections to stop the trend before it destroys the socio-religious values of Pakistani society”.
The information minister said that the premier had discussed this issue with him not once or twice but 15 or 16 times and wants a comprehensive strategy to curb “vulgarity” being spread in the society through mainstream outlets as well as social media and its applications.