All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘YouTube Ban’

Turkey Continues War On Social Media

After a court order forced the ban on Twitter to be lifted, I knew it was only a matter of time before Turkish officials shifted their attention to a different form of social media. I had guessed Instagram, but then what do I know? It’s actually popular website Youtube that is the new focus of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip …

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YouTube Banned By Turkish Government Less Than A Week After Twitter Ban

Just a few days after the Turkish government blocked popular social networking site Twitter, it also imposed a crackdown on the video streaming site YouTube. Twitter, which has an estimated 10 million Turkish subscribers, was blocked by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the run-up to the local elections due to fears that voters will be influenced by what he …

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