An official media address by Pakistani regional minister Shaukat Yousafzai gained international attention last week, but not for the reasons you may think. Simply put, someone accidentally left the cat filter on during the Facebook livestream, thus transforming Yousafzai and other party members into cats for the entire conference. They intended to discuss important decisions of the provincial cabinet in Peshawar last Friday, but the social media team handling the broadcast wasn’t quite paying attention to what was going on. Read more for a video clip and additional information.
“Even though the video press conference was swiftly deleted by the social media team, the filters had been on long enough for users to take plenty of screenshots that later went viral. PTI issued a statement, blaming the incident of human error, but assuring the public that they had taken steps to ensure that something like this didn’t happen again,” reports Oddity Central.