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Pakistan telecom authority threatens to ban Twitter

The telecom authority informed the Senate Standing Com­mittee on Cabinet Secre­tariat that while Facebook, YouTube and other social media platforms complied with government's requests to block objectionable content, Twitter did not oblige.

Twitter to revive all accounts suspended earlier due to age restriction

Twitter said on Wednesday that it did not expect the lockdown to happen as some users who opened their accounts when they were 13 are now old enough to use the platform.


Twitter users who joined before age of 13 are being banned: Report

Twitter has opted to suspend users whose provided date of birth indicates they were under the age of 13 when they signed up.

Turkey PM criticises court ruling lifting Twitter ban

The Internet crackdown has sparked protests from Turkey's NATO allies and human rights groups.

Turkish court backs Twitter but site still blocked

Tech-savvy users, including President Abdullah Gul, have found ways of circumventing the ban on both Twitter and YouTube.

‘Twitter biased, did nothing to stop character assassinations’

US says Turkey’s ban on social networking site anti-democratic, but Premier says he’s ‘not listening’.


Turkish president says Twitter ban to be lifted 'soon'

Government officials said access to Twitter was blocked because the service ignored "hundreds of court orders" to remove some links deemed illegal.

Balance Internet freedom with national security: US to India

India has asked social networking sites to check pages carrying inflammatory messages.

BJP blasts Twitter for blocking accounts

Bhandari said the nation is 'staring again at a Emergency-like situation'.

Euro players warned off Twitter

Spain and Denmark have already banned their squad from using the social networking site during the tournament.