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Iran denies it summoned Facebook CEO to court

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 17:41

An Iranian prosecutor Wednesday denied reports that a local judge ordered Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear in court to answer complaints by individuals who say Facebook-owned applications Instagram and Whatsapp violate their privacy.

Minister admits Iran cannot block Facebook forever

Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 23:11

But tech-savvy Iranians have resorted to measures, known as anti-filters, to circumvent the restrictions.

Technical glitch gives Iranians access to Facebook, Twitter, official says

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 23:38

On Monday evening, several Iranians said they gained access to their accounts without having to get round a government firewall, leading them to hope that authorities had relaxed a ban in place since anti-government protests in 2009, some of which were organised on social media.

Facebook, Twitter make comeback in parts of Iran after four-year ban

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 15:56

Social media websites Facebook and Twitter made a comeback in parts of Iran after the four-year-long ban of 2009.