Facebook Blocks Pages Insulting Mohammed (P.B.U.H)
Recently, a Turkish court had ordered the social media giant, Facebook to block a number of pages, which were considered as ‘insulting’ to the Holy Prophet Mohammad (P.B.U.H). Where the Turkish court presented Facebook with a choice; Either block the pages or get banned from Turkey.
Facebook followed the court orders and blocked pages that were causing anxiety for the Muslims. According to the sources, Facebook blocked 1,893 pages that violated Turkey’s strict Internet laws in 2014. This is considered as a latest move to curb down all the material seen as offending religious sensibilities in the largely Muslim nation.