Turkey imposes advertising ban on Twitter, Periscope, Pinterest

  19 January 2021    Read: 250
Turkey imposes advertising ban on Twitter, Periscope, Pinterest

Turkey’s Information and Communication Technologies Authority has imposed advertising bans on Twitter, Periscope and Pinterest under a new social media law, according to decisions published in the country’s Official Gazette on Tuesday, Reuters reported.

The law, which critics say will muzzle dissent, requires social media companies to appoint local representatives in Turkey. On Monday, Facebook Inc joined other companies in saying it would appointing such a representative.


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