18 Oct, 2020 03:45 am

TikTok vows to reconsider resources’ allocation in Pakistan

TikTok vows to reconsider resources’ allocation in Pakistan
KARACHI: Chinese video-sharing app TikTok on Saturday vowed to reconsider allocation of resources in Pakistan if the government lifts the ban on its services.“If the government of Pakistan...

“If the government of Pakistan decides to reopen access to our services in the future, we will certainly assess our allocation of resources to this market,” the TikTok’s spokesperson said in a statement.TikTok is uncertain about its future in Pakistan as it awaits a response from the regulator on the status of its ban in the country after complying with the local laws, its spokesperson said on Saturday.“After TikTok was blocked in Pakistan, we continued to engage with the PTA (Pakistan Telecommunication Authority) to demonstrate our commitment to comply with local laws and further enhance our content moderation capacity,” the spokesperson said in a statement.” The spokesperson said Pakistan’s online community is still unable to showcase their talent and creativity to our hundreds of millions of users worldwide.

“We’re disappointed that our users and creators in Pakistan are still unable to access TikTok, more than one week after our services were blocked by the PTA,” said the spokesperson.TikTok that has 20 million active monthly users in Pakistan said it’s made concerted efforts to address questions from the government around our content moderation process, including significantly increasing the capacity of our local language content moderation team.

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