Iran bans WhatsApp messaging site

WhatsApp-banned-in-IranWhatsApp Messenger is a smartphone messenger available for Android and other Plat forms. It is the world’s most popular messaging app that uses 3G mobile network or Wi-Fi to message with friends and family. The app allows users to switch from SMS to WhatsApp to send and receive messages, pictures, audio notes, and video messages.

Iranian authorities claims that an American Zionist now owns WhatsApp, and so it must be stopped in Iran. The use of Whatsapp was just OK both inside and outside the country, but Iranian regime has reviewed its state and found it a no longer safe app in Iran.

According to Abdolsamad Khorramabadi, head of the country’s Committee on Internet Crimes, was quoted; “The reason for this is the assumption of WhatsApp by the Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, who is an American Zionist.”

The announcement came some two months after Facebook bought the company for a stunning $19 billion, and a regime official connected the move directly to the founder of Facebook.

Iranian President Hasan Rouhani uses social media to communicate with the world, but his regime just banned WhatsApp. The messaging service joins WeChat, which was banned on Tue, 24 of December, 2013; Facebook and Twitter.

According to FoxNews.com the regime in Tehran is terrified of the power of social media. Most users are the young people, there for it seems internet service providers in the Islamic Republic is trying all ways possible to protect its governments information.

The committee overseeing criminal Internet activity now has 13 members including six officials from Iranian President Hassan Rouhani`s cabinet. According to buzz inside the country, this committee is would be ready to blocker any other site as far as internet security is concerned.  Viber, Tango, Instagram and Facebook are live in the country, but under keen observation of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.

Source: FoxNew

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