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PTA Blocks One Million Social Media Accounts for Posting Illegal Content

According to reports, PTA received complaints of around 1.2 million social media accounts, 1.13 million of which were blocked...

Sep 29 ·>
Social media

Federal Govt to Review Social Media Rules

The previous PTI administration’s social media regulations will be examined by the federal government, which has decided to do...

Sep 6 ·>
Social media

Elon Musk is Looking to Start His Own Social Media Platform

The never-ending war between Twitter and Elon Musk is still going on and no one knows how it’s going...

Aug 13 ·>
Elon Musk

PTA highlights a 98% success rate in blocking immoral content on social media

In recent news, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) highlighted that the government has achieved a 98 percent success rate...

Nov 23 ·>

Government set to regulate social media applications to prevent harassment issues

Based on the recent tragic events especially the Minar-e-Pakistan incident, the federal cabinet has decided to form a committee...

Aug 27 ·>

Researchers develop A.I based “sarcasm detector” for social media

Developing a better understanding of customer feedback on social media platforms is crucial for brands’ success, but it is...

May 16 ·>

A brief look at Pakistan’s decade long history of Social Media bans: 8 times & counting

Pakistan’s digital industry had demanded that the government focus on the country’s digital transformation rather than moving ahead with...

Apr 17 ·>

PM Imran Khan forms body to review controversial social media rules

Prime Minister Imran Khan has constituted an inter-ministerial committee to review the controversial social media rules. The controversial social...

Mar 31 ·>

US lawmakers to tighten the noose around social media with ‘censorship’ lawsuits

Republican state lawmakers plan to push the social media giants towards facing expensive lawsuits for politically motivated policing of...

Mar 8 ·>

“Amend Social Media Rules By April 2”, IHC tells the government

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) gave till April 2 to the government to make amendments to the new social...

Feb 26 ·>

Exploring the dynamics of increasingly absurd viral trends on Pakistani social media

According to a Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) report, the country’s overall internet traffic saw a jump of 15%. More Pakistanis...

Feb 22 ·>

Government of Pakistan’s developed social media platform is a really bad idea

Minister of IT and Telecom has announced that the Government of Pakistan is working on its own social media...

Jan 11 ·>

PTA has approached social media platforms to block the sacrilegious film “Lady of Heaven”

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has approached multiple social media platforms and directed them to remove the trailers of...

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Jan 4 ·>

FIA arrests two involved in social media campaigns against government and army personnel

The Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) has arrested two people involved in starting and running indecent social media campaigns in...

Dec 16 ·>

Tech giants and other stakeholders have outright rejected new social media rules in Pakistan

The Government announced new social media rules yesterday which not only included heavy fines up to Rs. 500 million...

Nov 20 ·>

Govt publishes controversial social media rules featuring Rs500m fines and 24hr content removal notices

The Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication (MoITT)  has just published the Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content...

Nov 19 ·>

AIC issues strong statement against the Govt of Pakistan regarding social media rules

The Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) and its member companies have issued a strong statement against the social media rules...

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Oct 24 ·>

Pakistani content creators fear loss of livelihood amidst recent social media bans

With TikTok being the most recent social media platform to be banned by the Pakistani government, and YouTube also...

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Oct 15 ·>

Data of over 200 million Social Media Profiles got exposed in a massive Data Leak

Renowned social media data broker Bob Diachenko exposed the public-facing profiles of 235 million users through a misconfigured online...

Aug 21 ·>

Turkey has passed a controversial law for social media regulation

Parliament of Turkey passed a law regarding social media regulation yesterday. Critics said it will enhance the censorship and...


Labayk; The first social media app that runs on the principles of Islam

A London technological entrepreneur and banker has rolled out a social media platform designated as ‘Labayk’. The Platform is...

Jul 28 ·>

NCOC created a committee for stopping the spread of false information on the social media

On Wednesday NCOC or National Command and Operation Center has created a committee for handling the misinformation circulating on...

Jul 9 ·>

The U.S. government is considering banning popular Chinese social media app TikTok

The government of the United States of America is considering banning the popular china-based short video app TikTok. The...

Jul 7 ·>

Active Social Media presence can help Punjab Government in better decision making

The administrative Sciences Institute of Punjab University carried out the research which stressed the Federal government to enhance its...

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Jun 15 ·>