Facebook and Twitter are back to being persona non grata in Iran.
The tap was turned on for both social networks on Monday, raising hopes that the government had decided to loosen its blockade on the popular sites. But Iranian officials claimed that a technical problem temporarily freed up both sites, The New York Times has reported.
As of Tuesday, the blockade is back on.
Was it really just a glitch? Insiders say the problem may have been the result of a battle between different groups inside Iran, the Times noted. One group seeks to free up access to the … Read more