Iran Moves to Ban Instagram Amid Social Media Crackdown

Jan 02, 2019 - Fortune

Authorities in Iran are preparing to block access to Instagram, extending their crackdown on social media to the only major platform still freely available.

The National Cyberspace Council approved steps toward blocking the service, Javad Javidnia, deputy for cyberspace affairs at the public prosecutor's office, was cited as saying by the semi-official Donya-e Eqtesad newspaper. Instagram would join Twitter, Facebook fb , YouTube goo...