TikTok is a video-sharing social networking service. You can be famous if your video went gone viral.TikTok is used to create talent videos, lip-sync, comedy, and dance.TikTok is an international version of Dǒuyīn 抖音 that was released in China in September 2016.TikTok is owned by the Chinese company Byte Dance.
Tiktok Ban in the USA:
TikTok is baned in the USA because of security concerns. On 6TH August 2020, Donald Trump targeted the TikTok and WeChat app. According to the orders of Donald Trump, both app is blocked from processing transaction for US citizens on 20 September 2020.
TikTok Ban in India:
The govt. of India officially banned TikTok on 29th June 2020. As the Indian government not having good relations with China that is why they removed 59 Chinese –made app. The main reason for banning TikTok is citing national security concerns.
TikTok Ban in Pakistan:
Pakistan has banned TikTok as it is failing to filter out “immoral & indecent” content. Pakistan is an Islamic Country. Tiktok stars promoting immoral activities & degrading the culture of Islam. Fans are following every action of TikTok stars & having a negative social impact. The new generation is wasting time on TikTok instead of Studying. Mostly TikTok having the content of music and dance.
Our kids are also watching TikTok videos & what we are teaching to them, to dance?to sing songs? As Muslims, we shouldn’t promote this kind of content. According to the psychologist, we try to behave, copy, and act like depends upon what we are watching. Tiktok having bad impact on the mental health of the kids.TikTok can harm the privacy of children as they are showing their home, location, and car in videos. children are unaware of privacy concerns.
TikTok app is spreading vulgarity and also making youngsters egoistic.TikTok is also a source of sexual harassment. People are blackmailing each other and getting threats. The most famous TikTok star Jannat Mirza who is having 10 million followers and on the top also gets threat calls and gets blackmailed. After this, TikTok star Minahil Malik also gets blackmailed and was worried.
One girl also committed suicide as their dancing video gone viral and was seen by his fiancée.
Suggestions for TikTok developer:
TikTok is not using a good algorithm, every content can be published or upload without getting verified and not following any rules. The developer of TikTok should make a good algorithm. Before uploading the video, it must go through some set of rules to check the content of the video.
Reason for Banning Tiktok in Pakistan
- Degrading Culture
- Destroying Youth
- Promoting Immoral activities
- Negative Social Impact
- Wastage of Time
- Wastage of Money
- Wastage of Energy
- Distracted from Basic Principles of Islam
- Source of Harassment