February 20, 2023
Internet shutdown tracker
Undemocratic governments around the world are increasingly turning to internet blackouts and social media censorship to maintain their rule. They use it to prevent the dissemination of information and to impede organizational efforts.
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Where has the internet been restricted?
There is no evidence of internet disruptions in means of censorship.
Internet services have been restricted at least 4 times in the past.
Social media and/or VoIP has been disrupted at least 4 times in the past.
Social media and/or VoIP apps that are currently restricted: Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Instagram, Telegram, Whatsapp.
We have sorted the internet and social media disruptions by continent for easier viewing
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Continental ranking based on disruptions: 12th
Cases of disruptions:4
Out of which due to:
Currently restricted social media platforms