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Turkey’s Info and Communication Applied sciences Authority have imposed promoting bans on Twitter, Periscope, and Pinterest below a brand new social media legislation, based on selections printed within the nation’s Official Gazette on Tuesday.

The legislation, which critics say will muzzle dissent, requires social media corporations to nominate native representatives in Turkey. On Monday, Fb joined different corporations in saying it will be appointing such a consultant.

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The choices within the Official Gazette mentioned the promoting bans went into impact from Tuesday. Twitter, its live-streaming app Periscope, and picture sharing app Pinterest weren’t instantly accessible to touch upon.

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The legislation permits authorities to take away content material from platforms, moderately than blocking entry as they did previously. The transfer has prompted concern as individuals flip extra to on-line platforms after Ankara tightened its grip on mainstream media.

In earlier months Fb, YouTube, and Twitter had confronted fines in Turkey for not complying with the legislation. Corporations that don’t comply with the legislation will finally have their bandwidth slashed by 90%, basically blocking entry.

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