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Facebook Blocks $200,000 Donation to Iran Quake Victims

Facebook Blocks $200,000 Donation to Iran Quake Victims

Citing the US sanctions against Tehran, Facebook has reportedly blocked a sum of $200,000 raised in an online campaign launched by a US-based Iranian doctor to help the quake-hit people of Iran’s Kermanshah province.

Persian Ranks 11th among Most Popular Languages on Internet

A recent report by W3Tech says Persian language has turned into the 11th most popular language of websites in recent years.

Iranian Girls Commit Suicide under Influence of Blue Whale Game

Two teenage girls have jumped off a pedestrian bridge in the Iranian city of Isfahan after falling prey to the deadly Blue Whale challenge, a police official said.
CEO of Telegram messaging app

Telegram Messaging App Sued by Iran, Warned by Russia

While Iran has initiated a criminal case against the founder and CEO of Telegram messaging app, the Russian Federation has also warned that the London-based Messenger is violating Russia’s rules.
Wedding Ceremony of Iranian Acid Victim Goes Viral

Wedding Ceremony of Iranian Acid Victim Goes Viral

A young Iranian girl disfigured in an acid attack back in 2014 has gotten married, sparking widespread positive reactions in Iran’s social media.
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FC Barcelona’s Head Coach Amazingly Resembles Iranian Singer

The close resemblance of Barcelona's head coach to a famous Iranian pop singer has went viral in Iran.

Twitter Blocked in Iran for National Security Concerns: Minister

Iran’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology says Twitter is blocked in the Islamic Republic for certain national security concerns, not cultural or ethical issues. However, he believes, filtering is not a good strategy.

Websites Filtered Only by Judicial Decrees: Iranian Official

A top Iranian Judiciary official says websites and other online services could be blocked only through judicial decrees, not based on a certain official’s opinion.

‘Iran Adopting Realistic Approach toward Social Networks’

Iran’s culture minister says a confrontational approach will be ineffective in dealing with social networks and cyberspace in the country.

Telegram Not Asked to Reveal Iranian Users’ Info: CEO

The CEO of Telegram messaging app says the Iranian government has never asked the company to provide it with the private information of Iranian users.

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