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ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan has decided to block the TikTok social media app for failing to filter out "immoral" content, three senior government officials said Friday.
A formal announcement to this effect will be made in a few hours, officials said.
"We have repeatedly asked them to put in place an effective mechanism to block immoral and indecent content," one of the top officials directly involved in the decision told Reuters.
"However, the platform could not fully satisfy the Pakistani authorities. It was decided to block TikTok from access in Pakistan," he said.
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