TikTok banned in Pakistan for ‘immoral, indecent’ content

Waqas Ahmad October 10, 2020

TikTok banned in Pakistan for ‘immoral, indecent’ content

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 content being consistently posted on TikTok”, PTA issued a “final notice” to the app.

TikTok was given “considerable time” to respond and comply with instructions to effectively moderate “unlawful online content”, said PTA.

“However, the application failed to fully comply with the instructions, therefore, directions were issued for blocking of TikTok application in the country,” the statement said.

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