PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 05: In this photo illustration, the social media application logo, Tik Tok is displayed on the screen of an iPhone on March 05, 2019 in Paris, France. The social network broke the rules for the protection of children's online privacy (COPPA) and was fined $ 5.7 million. The fact TikTok criticized is quite serious in the United States, the platform, which currently has more than 500 million users worldwide, collected data that should not have asked minors. TikTok, also known as Douyin in China, is a media app for creating and sharing short videos. Owned by ByteDance, Tik Tok is a leading video platform in Asia, United States, and other parts of the world. In 2018, the application gained popularity and became the most downloaded app in the U.S. in October 2018. (Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images)
Pakistan temporarily suspends TikTok for spreading immorality
ISLAMABAD: On Monday, the high court in one of the states of Pakistan gave the verdict that declared temporary suspension of the most controversial Chinese app named TikTok. The reason being was spreading immoral ideologies and the ban is imposed for a duration of three months. tHe next hearing of the app is on 8th of July as ordered by the Sindh High court to the Pakistan Telecommunications authority.
The order was imposed upon the case of a Pakistani citizen named Ali Zed, who happens to be a resident of Pakpattan in Punjab province. He alleges that this pouplar Chinese app was promoting immoral things like illicit use of drugs, violence, criminal activities, use of weapon. He stated that such n app would be a bad example for the students studying in school. Most of the students are well familiar with this app and its quite understandable that it would shed a bad light in the society.
It is for the very second time the app has faced temporary ban in Pakistan. In this March a temporary ban was issued which was later lifted up keeping that stringent actions would be taken for controlling immoral content share. For more updates on the recent Hollywood and celebrities news, stay tuned to the latest news and posts of The Midget Herald.