We Will Be Back in Pakistan, But with Conditions: TikTok

Short video sharing app, TikTok, that was blocked by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority for users in Pakistan earlier today, has said that its working for a come back in Pakistan, with conditions though.

While no more details were shared, a tweet issued by official handle of TikTok Pakistan said that company is working to restore its services in the country.

Not to mention, PTA had repeatedly warned TikTok to self moderate its content or the platform will be blocked in Pakistan for indecent and immoral content.

TikTok, after warnings and a blockade today, appears to have heard the call and is seemingly working on introducing more serious moderation of the content on platform. 

However, a lot of internet users are celebrating the ban. They are opining that TikTok was spreading indecency and should remain blocked.

A poll being conducted by TikTok itself is actually saying that majority of participants want the app to remain blocked in Pakistan.

Not to be mentioned, PTA has invited TikTok to ensure better content moderation in Pakistan and regulator will be ready to revisit its decision.

Which essentially means, even if and when back, TikTok won’t be the same again.

Let us know your opinion about future of TikTok in Pakistan by participating in following poll:

  • Banning an app is never a solution. What we need is strict regulations and implementation of it. Also the company should hire more moderators, this would also give jobs to many Pakistani’s.

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