Sri Lanka blocks social media after Easter Sunday bombings

COLOMBO -- Sri Lankan authorities blocked most social media after Easter Sunday attacks killed more than 200 people, with officials saying the temporary move was meant to curtail the spread of false information and ease tensions. The NetBlocks observatory said it detected an intentional blackout of popular services including Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat and Viber.   https://twitter.com/netblocks/status/1119965691191484417 The defense ministry said the shutdown would extend until the government concludes its investigation into the bomb blasts that rocked churches, luxury hotels and other sites. NetBlocks cautioned that such post-attack blackouts...Keep on reading: Sri Lanka blocks social media after Easter Sunday bombings

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