Government to take down TikTok
Lahore, 9th October: The government of Pakistan has taken a big step towards the famous social media app TikTok.
Baaghi TV: The government has decided to shut down TikTok in Pakistan. The decision to close TikTok will be implemented from today.
It has been decided to close the most popular social media app TikTok in Pakistan. The decision to close TikTok will be implemented from today.
PTA officials said that TikTok had written to the administration several times asking them to remove objectionable and inappropriate content but this was not implemented. It has now been decided to close the app in Pakistan. A statement will be issued by the PTA stating that it will be closed.
PTA has tweeted on their official Twitter account:
In view of number of complaints from different segments of the society against immoral/indecent content on the video sharing application TikTok, pic.twitter.com/Vmp5umixeL
— PTA (@PTAofficialpk) October 9, 2020
It should be noted that Pakistan has also issued a warning to TikTok on obscene content. TikTok has also been demanded to be banned earlier due to its indecent and immoral content.