Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) put a ban on PlayerKnown’s Battleground or PUBG in Pakistan. Although the ban is temporary and the final decision will be made after 9 July, people on social media are not happy with the decision.
PlayerUnknown’s Battleground (PUBG) is a online multiplayer shooter which has been blamed for two suicides in the country after which Lahore High Court ordered PTA to ban the game.
Read more: PTA temporarily bans PUBG in Pakistan.
Although it is sad what happened, blaming the game is not the right way to go about the issues as there could have been multiple underlying reasons for the suicides but its understandable that parents will blame something to make sense of the tragedy.
Social media has gotten mixed reviews but the majority of people are unhappy with the decision of PUBG ban in Pakistan calling for the game to be unbanned trending the hashtag #PUBGUNBAN and #PUBGBAN sharing their opinion on the matter.
We conducted a pole on Twitter and after almost a thousand votes we can clearly see people aren’t happy with the ban on PUBG. As results clearly show on 7.6 percent of people agreed with the ban whereas 92.4 percent of people want the game to be unbanned. Please take some time to vote on the matter as voting is still active.
Here are some reactions from Twitter: