Most political press conferences, but at the live conference of Pakistani Regional Minister Shaukat Yousafzai, the event has attracted the attention of the international community for all the wrong reasons. While Yousafzai addressed the audience at his weekly conference, he volunteered to be part of the team. accidentally activated the cat filter on Facebook Live, bringing up the minister with digital cat ears, whiskers and pink cheeks.
Even though the viewers noticed the blunder and tried to alert the office in the comments, the flow continued for several minutes with the filter enabled, which also added the effect to two officials next to Yousafzai. The Pakistani part Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), which hosted the stream, removed the video shortly after the end of the conference.
On its official Twitter account, the PTI party admitted that snafu is caused by "Human error" and that steps have been taken to prevent future incidents.
If this error were to reoccur, however, it does not seem that the public will worry much. Comments in response to the official statement from PTI stated that the error had contributed to "(Spread) smiles, "Tightening the tension in a harsh global political climate.