After four years in the social media darkness, some Iranians may once again be getting their hands on Twitter and Facebook.
According to the Washington Post, the two social networks, unavailable without special anti-filtering software in Iran since the 2009 re-election of president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, have been accessible once again for some users.
Ahmadinejad's government severely limited access to the two services as a way to limit the population's ability to organize. But now, under new president, moderate cleric Hassan Rouhani, things may be loosening up. In recent days, for example, Rouhani tweeted Rosh Hashana greetings to Jews. … Read more