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A young Iranian girl disfigured in an acid attack back in 2014 has gotten married, sparking widespread positive reactions in Iran’s social media.
The close resemblance of Barcelona's head coach to a famous Iranian pop singer has went viral in Iran.
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.
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’s culture minister says a confrontational approach will be ineffective in dealing with social networks and cyberspace in the country.
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.
Telegram messenger, the most popular communications app in Iran, voice calling service has been blocked by judicial order.
An Iranian academic underlined the need for a virtual network for Muslims as a countermeasure against the cyber colonialism of the West.
The popular messaging application Telegram has declared that it blocks more than 2,000 Telegram channels affiliated with the ISIS terrorist group each month.
Abdul-Samad Khoramabadi, an Iranian judiciary official, said the state-run institutions that make use of Telegram in their administrative affairs will be indicted for breaking the law.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei called on the Iranian clerics and religious promoters to keep abreast of the latest developments in the digital world and use the cyberspace to counter hostile plots against Islam.
A campaign has been recently started in Iran to block and ignore the netizens who abuse the Internet and insult other people, especially celebrities.
Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi referred to the recent leakage of personal information belonging to 20 million users of an Iranian cell phone operator, and noted that the database had been leaked out over 2 years ago.
The Minister of Communications and Information Technology Updates his own Instagram Page, Defending the New Generation of Social Media
The Internet group had a mission to spread corruption, change the Iranian lifestyle and target the families across the country.