Many people are addicted to Facebook. They spend large time on Facebook daily. They can find their relative, friends and many other people in contact with them. But Facebook is also having some contradictions. As it is a standalone Social Networking site and many countries are having objections with the way of working of Facebook. ()
Same case aroused some time ago in Pakistan and Bangladesh. Now its Saudi Arabia to block Facebook in country. An official with Saudi Arabia’s communications authority says it has blocked Facebook because the popular social networking website doesn’t conform with the kingdom’s conservative values.
The official says Saudi’s Communications and Information Technology Commission blocked the site Saturday and an error message shows up when Internet users try to access it.
He says Facebook’s content had “crossed a line” with the kingdom’s conservative morals, but that blocking the site is a temporary measure.
The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn’t authorized to speak to the media.
Saudi Arabia follows a strict interpretation of Islam and religious leaders have strong influence over policy making and social mores.
Pakistan and Bangladesh both imposed temporary bans on Facebook this year.
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