Why Is Facebook Banned In Some Countries?

What countries is Facebook banned in?

As of May 2016, the only countries to ban access around the clock to the social networking site are China, Iran, Syria, and North Korea.

However, since most North Korean residents have no access to the Internet, China and Iran are the only countries where access to Facebook is actively restricted in a wholesale manner.

Is Google banned in any country?

Originally Answered: Is Google banned in any country? Yes, in China. And Google restricts access to some of its business services (like YouTube, Gmail, Blogger, Maps) in certain countries or regions, such as Crimea, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria and almost all Arab countries.

Why is Google banned in China?

Blockage of Google

The reason for the blockage was likely to control the content in the nation’s Internet while the government prepared to change leadership. As the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre approached, Chinese authorities blocked more websites and search engines.

Is Facebook in every country?

The No. 1 social network by country isn’t always Facebook, but it’s pretty close. While Facebook FB, +0.52% is the most widely used social network in most countries, it’s not the biggest in every country, including China and Russia.