KPK government’s press conference with cat filter becomes an international headline

In a first, KPK provincial government streamed its press conference on Facebook with a cat filter on.  

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In a first, KPK provincial government streamed its press conference on Facebook with a cat filter on.

 

The provincial government of Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region made headlines yesterday when it streamed its press conference on Facebook with a cat filter on.

A press conference called by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Minister of Information Shoukat Yousufzai became a subject of online trolls worldwide. Photos of Yousufzai and the ministers who were accompanying him in the press conference quickly went viral.

And yes, he kind of looks cute with the cat ears and whiskers, no?

The pictures were widely shared, trolled and enjoyed. Of course, how can Pakistani Twitterati and social media community let go of such an amazing opportunity to share trolls and laughter?


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The press conference was being live streamed on Facebook when people spotted the cat filter on the ministers. The hilarious comments went viral within minutes. Journalist Naila Inayat posted about it, trolling. And well, needless to say, it really was the best thing on the internet yesterday.

”You can’t beat this! Khyber Pakhtunkhwa govt’s live presser on Facebook with cat filters” – Naila wrote in her tweet.

One Facebook user, who commented “Remove the filter. It shows the person as a cat”, followed by saying a little ‘prayer’ for the Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf and KPK government.

Getting global fame:

While Pakistanis and blunders are not a very unknown story, still this particular event has been one of its kind. With being a hilarious subject of trolling inside Pakistan, provincial ministers with whiskers also got attention from the international community.

”This is how all governments should do social media” – said American political scientist, Ian Bremmer, taking to his social media account.

The Twitter community responded hilariously to the event, while the favorite comment still remained “Filter hata lo, banda billi bana hua hai”

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