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Turkey Bans YouTube

Mar 27 • Front Page, Social Media, YouTube • 803 Views

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Last week we reported that Twitter was banned in Turkey, and now YouTube has joined a growing list of social networks being prohibited there. The YouTube decision came just hours after someone leaked a recording of a conversation among Turkey’s foreign minister, spy chief, and a top general discussing war plans with Jihadist militants in Syria.

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YouTube and Google knew this was likely coming, because of Turkey’s attempt to block Google’s domain name system (DNS) last week.

 

Here’s a glimpse at the conversation on Twitter:

 

 

 

 

 

As with Twitter, the Turkish people are flooding social media sites to figure out workarounds so that they can continue using Twitter and YouTube.  The Hashtag #YouTubeBlockedInTurkey is currently trending on Twitter.  Here’s some of that conversation:

 

 

 

 

 

Is Facebook next?

 

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JubertSagun
JubertSagun

Interesting post Rhea.. I was really surprised about the post.. Thanks for sharing..

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