TikTok takes down clips of Lombok women bathing in muddy water per IT ministry’s request
The ladies of a village in Lombok may even see their TikTok income drying up after the Indonesian authorities requested for the platform to take down viral clips of them bathing in muddy water.
In a written assertion made public over the weekend, TikTok’s consultant in Indonesia stated that the video-sharing platform honored a request from the Ministry of Data and Communications to take down the clips, which had been recordings of reside streams of the ladies partaking within the stunt.
“We now have acquired the take down request from the ministry and adopted it up accordingly,” the assertion stated.
Certainly, the unique movies that had been uploaded by consumer @intan_komalasari92 have vanished since Friday. That stated, reposts of the movies by different customers are nonetheless out there on TikTok.
As beforehand reported, the brains behind the stunt, a younger man named Sultan Akhyar, acquired backlash for reside streaming middle-aged and aged ladies bathing in mud water – absolutely clothed and sometimes with headscarves on – in trade for digital suggestions from viewers.
Although he stated he break up the cash evenly with the expertise, Sultan was nonetheless accused of exploiting the ladies after he boasted that he was in a position to purchase new possessions, together with a bike, with the cash he comprised of the stunt.
One of many ladies, nevertheless, stated that she didn’t thoughts starring within the movies as she earned much more in comparison with engaged on paddy fields.
She doesn’t precisely look thrilled to be sitting on a plastic stool in the midst of a shabby pool containing mud water, however a totally clothed aged woman willfully performs…
20 Jan 2023