Is Iraq Back To Its Old Tricks? Middle East Country Reportedly Blocks Facebook, YouTube and Twitter

So that whole liberate the country and install democracy campaign might have failed in Iraq … news that’s just beginning to emerge from the region is indicating that in addition to insurgency problems, the social media world is being affected as well.

Reports are emerging that the newly-installed government has blocked access to Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

Screen Shot 2014-06-13 at 12.20.01 PMFacebook reps are reportedly investigating the disconnect. “We are disturbed by reports of access issues in Iraq and are investigating. Limiting access to Internet services — essential for communication and commerce for millions of people — is a matter of concern for the global community,” a Facebook spokesperson told TheNextWeb.

Cutting ties with the world at large speaks dangerously of what is to come next out of the region.

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