France, Aug. 13 -- Sacred sites in Nepal have started banning the filming ofTikTok videos, arguing that internet celebrities areupsetting visitors to the holy spots that rake in millions of euros for the tourism-dependent nation.

Several religious and tourism sites haveput up"No TikTok" signs, while some deployed security to keep away the largely adolescent short-video producers.

Several other venues have set up security cameras or even roped in the police in the action against TikTok and Youtube creators that started last year.

"They come in hordes, play same loud music over and over which is unsettling," said Bhanu Prasad Sarma, a priest at Kathmandu's Boudhanath Stupa, one of Nepal's three largest Buddhist shrines, now out of bounds...