93,000 TikTok accounts blocked on objectionable content
At the request of Pakistan Telecommunication, Tik Tok management blocked 93,000 accounts on objectionable content.
According to a statement issued by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), talks are underway with the management of various platforms to block illegal and objectionable content on social media in Pakistan.
According to PTA, Facebook has formed a special team for redressal of Pakistani grievances, while PTA has also set up an online portal for registering grievances of institutions.
According to the spokesperson, 34 organizations have been given access to the online portal, while PTA is in touch with social media platforms. The PTA further said that it was persuading social media platforms to take action under Pakistani law.
According to the Communications Authority, Twitter blocked 33% of the reported content. Twitter has also been notified to block another 16,348 links. Twitter blocked 5,555 of the reported links. Tik Tok has allocated an e-mail address for registration of Pakistani complaints.
The PTA says Tiktok blocked 5.6 million illegal videos and links on its own. TikTok has blocked more than 93,000 accounts with objectionable content.