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Ban on TikTok in Pakistan leaves netizens divided

Many in Pakistan think that think that banning the App is not the solution to the problems

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The recent ban on TikTok in Pakistan has left the netizens divided.

It was a day earlier with Pakistan Telecomunications Authority PTA banned video-sharing app TikTok in the country, over “immoral and indecent” content.

The authority said that the decission was taken in view of “complaints” and the “nature of the content being consistently posted on TikTok”, as PTA issued a “final notice” to the app to take down the content.

The decision has generated mix reactions from the masses, many were deleghted to hear the news, meanwhile, a few others think that banning an App is not the solution to the problems:

 

 

And then there was a huge que of How it Started and How it Ended messages on the timeline:

 

https://twitter.com/IsmailKakar6/status/1314900731208622080

And finally, there comes the group who are defending the ban, trending with hashtag  #1stEthicsThenTiktok

 

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.