The Nepal Government has announced a ban on TikTok, the popular social media app.

The decision was made at a cabinet meeting on November 13, 2023, and comes in response to concerns that the app is being used to spread misinformation and hate speech.

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“We have decided to ban TikTok because there are activities that disrupt social harmony in Nepal recently,” said government spokesperson Rekha Sharma at a press conference.

The ban has been met with mixed reactions, with some welcoming the move and others criticizing it as an infringement on freedom of expression.

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