Tag: Iran

Iran Denies Restricting Access to Telegram over “Immoral” Stickers

Internet control in Iran has allegedly reached new levels, as the access to the encrypted communication app Telegram has been severely restricted over what Iranian officials called “immoral” stickers embedded in the app. “Stickers” are small illustrations, similar to emoticons, used in messages to express moods. On June 29, Telegram posted a statement on Twitter, admitting that the app has been facing traffic problems in Iran,…