Full of political discourse and occasionally caught with one or the other current meme, Twitter is – for many – a main source of news and, alongside Facebook and Instagram, is one of the most popular and well-known social networking sites. It is therefore inevitable that organizations and certain countries will ban Twitter.
With 187 million daily active users, assume many will want to access it no matter where you are. All you have to do to navigate blanket blocks or bypass full Twitter blocks is one VPN so you can keep tweeting.
It did so in June 2021, when Nigeria imposed a ban on the use of the social network following a controversial tweet from Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari. In retaliation, the Nigerian government has stopped using Twitter, claiming that it is a tool “capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence”.
Nigeria isn’t the only place Twitter is banned. China, Iran, North Korea, …