The embarrassing thing is that President Arif Alvi himself joined TikTok a few days ago. His aim was to ‘spread the message of positivity and inspiration’ among the youth of the country. India has banned Tick Tock but Pakistan has not been able to do so. Will be banned for some time and then deregulated. This is the way things are here. This is the fourth time in a year that the Chinese app has been banned and withdrawn by Pakistan. Pornography is cited as a reason for banning Tik-Tok in Pakistan. Pornography is cited as a reason for banning TikTok in Pakistan.
Despite the court intervention and the subsequent ban, TikTok was live here again soon after. After Pakistan lifted the second ban in April this year, Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry said TikTok could not be locked in forever as the country wanted to create a business-friendly environment for foreign companies. Moreover, the country’s courts are only issuing temporary bans following pressure from conservative groups. Even the courts cannot maintain the ban for long because of government intervention.
The point which embarrasses particularly now is that President Arif Alvi himself joined TikTok a few days ago and his aim was to ‘spread the message of positivity and inspiration’ among the youth of the country. He greeted Eid through a short video. Some users ask what Alvi will do when ‘the next court order to ban the application comes’.
The decision was reversed whenever Pakistan banned Tik Tok, which began a 10-day curfew in October 2020. All of these steps were based on the assurance that the company would moderate the content. According to the report, more than 65 lakh videos were removed by TikTok in the first quarter of this year. The Peshawar High Court had banned the application in March but the ban was lifted after about three weeks, next in June, for three days.