Sri Lanka Temporarily Blocks Social Media After Terrorist Attacks

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April 22, 2019
Access to social media in Sri Lanka is blocked following a series of terrorist attacks Sunday that killed more than 200 people. The government made the decision to restrict the internet over concerns that platforms like Facebook could be used to incite violence, but is this a dangerous precedent to set? Ian Wishingrad, founder and creative director at BigEyedWish, shares his take on the story.