The Pakistani Telecommunications Authority (PTA) has temporarily closed all social media platforms in the country for a few hours, according to local news media. Social media platforms and apps include Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
You can check by yourself Is Facebook down in Pakistan right now 2021. This effect has also been observed on YouTube as well as it is running with so much delay. Only the LinkedIn platform is loading with the fastest speed.
According to reports on Twitter, WhatsApp, Facebook, YouTube, and Telegram are not working in Pakistan.
There are reports on Twitter that are not doing as well. And if the reports are to be believed, the nation has apparently banned these social media platforms.
All the Social media platforms in Pakistan are reported to remain blocked until 4:00 p.m. on Friday. The decision was made to maintain law and order after violent protests by an outlawed religious party.
The TLP is protesting the arrest of their leader Saad Hussain Rizvi, who was taken into custody earlier this week. Party supporters and workers are also protesting against blasphemous cartoons published in France.
They demanded that the French ambassador be sent home and that the importation of goods from that country be banned, as Dawn reported.
Pakistani government Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) headed by Imran Khan signed a deal with the TLP last November, agreeing to expel the French ambassador, according to media reports.
On Thursday, French nationals and companies in Pakistan were asked by their embassy to leave the country temporarily over anti-French protests.
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