Islamabad: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) banned Chinese social media app TikTok over “immoral and indecent” content.

“Keeping in view the complaints and nature of the content being consistently posted on TikTok, PTA issued a final notice to the application,” PTA statement said. “However, the application failed to fully comply with the instructions. Therefore, directions were issued for blocking of TikTok application in the country.”

“TikTok has been informed that the authority is open for engagement and will review its decision subject to satisfactory mechanism by TikTokto moderate unlawful content,” PTA statement stated.

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