Pakistan's telecom regulator blocked TikTok on Friday for failing to filter out "immoral and indecent" content, another blow to the social media app that has come under increasing scrutiny as its popularity has surged across the globe.The ban comes in view of "complaints from different segments of the society against immoral and indecent content on the video sharing application," said the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA).The PTA said it would review its ban subject to a satisfactory mechanism by TikTok to moderate unlawful content.TikTok said it was "committed to following the law in markets where the app is offered"."We have been in regular communication with the PTA and continue to work with them. We are hopeful to reach a conclusion that helps us continue to serve the country's vibrant and creative online community," it said.TikTok, owned by China-based ByteDance, has become hugely popular in a short period of time by encouraging young users to post brief videos. But a … [Read more...] about Pakistan blocks short video app TikTok for “immoral and indecent” content
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