The dating apps that Pakistan has banned include Tinder, Tagged, Scout, Grider and Se Hi. These apps facilitate online dating and also live streaming of videos.
Five dating apps logout from Pakistan
Accused of serving ‘immoral content’
Video live streaming also stopped
Pakistan has stopped 5 dating apps in its country. The Pakistan Telecom Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (PTA) has said that these social media platforms were allegedly serving ‘unethical content’ to the viewers and despite repeated warnings, these apps did not remove the content from their platforms.
According to news agency PTI, the dating apps that Pakistan has banned include Tinder, Tagged, Scout, Grider and Se Hi. These apps facilitate online dating and also live streaming of videos.
These apps have been accused of showing pornographic content during live streaming.
Action on serving pornographic content
The PTA said that these apps were asked to remove the dating service and were instructed to monitor live streaming as per Pakistan’s local rules. But these apps did not do so and ignored the warnings of government agencies. After this action has been taken.
The PTA said, ‘These platforms did not respond to the notice within the stipulated time, hence the authority has ordered a ban on these apps.
Bain ready to reconsider
However, the PTA said that if these companies follow the laws of Pakistan and remove the obscene content, their ban will be reconsidered.
BIGO was banned two months ago
Please tell that two months ago, live streaming app Bigo was banned in Pakistan. Apart from this, the video-sharing service Tik-Talk has been given a final warning on showing porn content.
On June 1, Pakistan has banned the PUBG game. Then Pakistan had said that thousands of students have got addicted to this app and they are wasting many hours by playing this game. However, this ban was lifted in July when Pabji told the regulatory bodies of Pakistan that the parents’ concerns would be taken care of in this regard.