Here’s why PTA has banned TikTok in Pakistan

After multiple notices to the TikTok administration to remove objectionable content from the application, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has decided to ban the video sharing application in Pakistan.

TikTok banned in Pakistan

Just an hour ago, users were facing difficulty in using their TikTok accounts after which it was reported that it has been blocked. Later, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority confirmed the media reports.

In a statement issued by PTA, it said that following a number of complaints by different segments of the society against immoral/indecent content on the video-sharing application TikTok, PTA has decided to ban the app.

Just a couple of weeks ago, the telecommunication authority had issued a final warning to the adminstration of TikTok to remove objectionable content from its platform. The global small video sharing application couldn’t comply with the PTA’s instructions and therefore it has given the go-ahead to block the application. TikTok is being used by 20 million of people in Pakistan and it’s ban has come as a huge shock for the users.

TikTok has been among the news for all the wrong reasons. Trying to gain followers and likes on their videos have costed a number of people their lives.

A number of applications had also been filed in local courts to ban it ever since TikTok gained immense popularity in Pakistan.

Public reaction on TikTok banned in Pakistan: