Social Media including Youtube and X face outage in Pakistan once again

On Sunday, Dec 17, 2023 in the late hours, suddenly the users all across Pakistan have started facing the issues accessing the social media sites. I too was facing same issues while trying to access youtube and twitter. So naturally, I opened the to check if something is going on with these services here in Pakistan. And Yes, there were many more other users who were complaining about these services not being accessible in Pakistan. On further research it came forward that there is some virtual gathering or ‘jalsa’ in other words is organized by PTI. So these services are being restricted to stop all those from reaching the people of Pakistan. Specially a’s article about interruption of […]

Twitter and Facebook remains blocked in Pakistan after Imran Khan’s arrest

As of now, twitter and Facebook are inaccessible in Pakistan. On May 9, 2023, at around 8 PM the curbs on social media were seen after countrywide protests were erupted in reaction to the arrest of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Imran Khan and people started sharing videos and their views. Soon also indicated hundreds of reports of social media websites and apps being inaccessible in Pakistan. Initially the websites like twitter and facebook were partially accessible but videos etc were not loading. That means certain aspects of services were being restricted and certain content types like videos etc were being stopped from getting across. However, as of 10:40 am next morning, Facebook and twitter are fully inaccessible while youtube remains open. […]

Pakistanis locked out of millions of websites as Login with Facebook is not working due to social media blockage

In Pakistan after PMLN led government failed to disperse the protestors at Faizabad, basically to prevent the people from knowing the current situation, government took steps which affected lives of millions of Pakistanis. One such step was blocking the social media. Blockade of social media in itself is act which tried to prey on the people’s right of information. But there even more damaging consequences of it, which people of Pakistan had to bear. One such example is “Login with Facebook”. Almost every internet user knows it very well what “Login with Facebook” is. Also, almost every website which requires users to login to their system provide the feature to people to login to the via Facebook. So People instead […]

Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Instagram and Whatsapp Web Blocked in Pakistan Right Now

Today in early morning government of Pakistan finally decided to use force against faizabad protestors in Islamabad. So they started an operation by thinking that it will be over in couple of hours and everything will be normal. But looks like the government’s plan of dispersing the protestors backfired. First, the forces fought at faizabad for six hours and than later on again to disperse them. But not only they were not successful but in reaction to the “forced action” attempt, many people in different cities of Pakistan took it to the streets and country wide protests started against the current government. In every city now there are many people protesting on streets and on many places conflicts were happened […]