Iran restricts social media access

Published: December 31, 2017 19:38:35 | Updated: January 01, 2018 20:23:12

An Iranian woman uses her mobile phone at a park in Tehran, Iran. -Reuters Photo

Iran has imposed temporary restrictions on some social media and messaging apps to control protests.

Iranian state television revealed the information quoting an informed source on Sunday.

“It has been decided in the highest security level to restrict access to Telegram (messaging app) and Instagram,” the source said.

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