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Good news for Pakistani content creators as Facebook enables monetisation tool

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto announces development as Meta powered creators with ad feature

11:32 AM | 10 Dec, 2022
Good news for Pakistani content creators as Facebook enables monetisation tool

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto announced a major development for desi content creators who can now earn money from their content through new stars feature on the leading social media platform Facebook.

The development comes as FM Bhutto visited Meta's Asia Pacific headquarters during his Singapore visit.

In a social media post, FM called it big news and mentioned that he was the first Pakistani official to visit the Meta office. Minister said with this new feature, creators can monetize their Facebook content.

The more stars they get the more money they will earn. Hoping the youth of Pakistan in particular will get more productive use out of their social media, he wrote.

Many social media users are familiar with the concept of Ads of the social media giant. Meta - the parent company that owns Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, rolled out video monetization in recent years but it was available to a limited number of Facebook partners.

Earlier, digital media organizations and creators paid international companies to apply for monetization from those regions.

Google gets registered in Pakistan

Google has registered itself as a company with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) – a move that will help the tech giant to establish its operations in the country.

The company had been registered under Section 435 of the Companies Act 2017. The development was confirmed by Federal IT Minister Aminul Haque.  He said opening an office of Google in Pakistan would make the data of the country more secure. 

Earlier this year, Pakistan asked the tech giants, including Google, Facebook and TikTok, to open their liaison offices in Pakistan.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 27 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar in the open market on February 27, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 76.7.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 27 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.56 40.96
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36
 
26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91

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