Total social media shutdown?

There are many accusations about the misuse of their users' data.
Written By Siddhu Manchikanti | Updated: March 07, 2020 15:11 IST
Total social media shutdown?

Now a days everyone is using social media services such as Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp who has a smartphone. Some people are using these services for a good cause. Whereas, others are using for the destruction of society. There is no doubt, but, that social media is an important part of the present human life.

 
According to the latest data, some social media companies are planning to stop their services in one of the Islamic countries, Pakistan.
 
However, the reasons for this are not clear. But there are some reasons for this. In order to allow social media services in Pakistan, the country must first comply with some rules regarding the security of the country.
 
Companies such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, and Google are unable to pay these penalties. There are many accusations about the misuse of their users' data.
 
In order to stop these practices, the committee was informed that a new local social network, modeled on WhatsApp, would be introduced into government offices to streamline communications. In an era of escalating data leaks around the world, the government of Pakistan has decided to create a dedicated app for all their official communication. It is going to be called “Govt App”, according to reports.
 
Govt. app will replace the use of third party services such as WhatsApp or Messenger after its development for Government Employees. The move got finalized during a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
 
These leading social media outlets have warned that if the country does not follow these stringent rules, the government will immediately cease its services.



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