Twitter Blocks Pakistan Government’s Gilgit-Baltistan Account, Geo Tags Users To Kashmir

  • Twitter restricted access to the official Gilgit-Baltistan government account and changed user location to appear as Kashmir.
  • User complaints led to investigations by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), finding ‘sporadic issues’ limited to some iOS devices.
  • Outraged social media users argue that the action from Twitter disrespects the status of Gilgit-Baltistan and attacks regional identity.
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