The ban comes after an audio clip apparently of senior officials discussing intervention in Syria was uploaded to the site. Prime minister Recep Erdogan described the leaking of the clip as "villanous."
There is still no wireless internet in Cuba. This has not stopped the head of state, Miguel Diaz-Canel, from taking to the digital world with his Twitter account. But his online propaganda is not going unchallenged.
A joint Turkish-Saudi team of inspectors searched the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, where Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing nearly two weeks ago. Investigators spent more than eight hours inside the premises.
Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media can drive social change or even spark revolutions. Women around the world are using the Internet as a weapon in their struggle for equal rights.
The European Commission said it "cannot negotiate forever" and plans fine social media companies that do not comply with stricter consumer laws. Facebook and Twitter have until the end of 2018 before sanctions kick in.
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