Iran:FaceBook Banned

Committee to Protect Bloggers informs us that FaceBook is banned in Iran. A Tehran based blogger confirmed this news to Global Voices.


  • This news has not been confirmed and the 2nd source who is talking about it on the web (Mideast Youth) are getting conflicting reports.
    The 1st Source (Hamsa) didn’t provide any link on the web that we can check.
    And what the 3rd source (Committee to Protect Bloggers) reported is basically, hmmmm, …

  • Several bloogers in Tehran confirmed that sofar!If u need their email let me know.

  • yes Please Hamed,
    the problem is that there are other bloggers who can access Facebook and we don’t know yet weather the block is limited to one or few ISPs. Since we are not sure if all country’s ISPs are blocking facebook we can’t talk about “Iran blocking facebook.”

  • […] to the Committee to Protect Bloggers, confirmed also by Global Voices, Facebook has been banned in Iran. Because both sites seem to have some conflicting reports, any […]

  • cyrus

    Facebook banned? Good! Just for it’s pernicious, addictive, quality, Facebook should be as banned as any drug. I see nothing wrong with the Iranian government banning facebook. If anything, these kinds of bans spawn local variants, which ends up helping Iranians.

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