HAVANA (Reuters) – Twitter Inc. has come up with a part of the annual accounts of the Cuban state-run media, journalists, and government officials, was blocked on Tuesday, while others, such as the Communist y’s leader, Raul Castro, to continue to hang out.
FILE PHOTO: People who have mobile phones are silhouetted against a backdrop projected with the Twitter logo in this illustration picture, September 27, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/an Illustration/File Photo/File Photo
Cuban government officials have been accused of on Twitter, a social media company based in the United States of america, and the mass censorship. Critics of the government say, ” this is ironic, coming from a one-party state, which itself practices censorship.
Twitter has not explained in particular how they are of the opinion that the accounts have been breaking the rules. However, a Twitter spokesperson said that users will not have to artificially enhance or interfere with conversation through the use of multiple accounts in one place.
Twitter has finally come back to our accounts,” Mariela Castro, Raul Castro’s daughter and director of Cuba’s National Centre for sex Education, as tweeted on Friday.
“Thank you to those of you who have expressed their solidarity in the face of the media aggression against Cuba.”
The other accounts have not been restored. The state-run website Cubadebate said all of their accounts in a variety of languages, as well as those of any of its directors, and journalists continued to be barred.
“It is well known that, for a variety of occasions, in the self, in the service of the intelligence and foreign-policy activities of the U.S. government,” he said. “It wouldn’t be at all surprised if this was the case on this occasion”.
Social media and Social businesses around the world are under pressure from illegal, online-the political impact of the campaign.
The Cuban state has a monopoly on the public spaces and the media. As is the state-run media in a variety of profiles, and they regularly publish similar, if not identical, to the items.
A lot of the other Cuban state-controlled media, journalists, and government officials to set limits as to the reply of the official statement. The government’s critics complain about the “cybercatfishes” – fake accounts pretending to be in support of the government, and the attacks of those who do not.
y on Twitter should be noted that some of the cybercatfishes”, which had in the past had been blocked.
“If we’re going to start the conversation about the use of bots in a farm in Cuba, was initiated and funded by the government.”, wrote: Elaine Diaz Rodriguez, a founder member of the independent Cuban news outlet Periodismo is the Most.
Others, such as the political scientist Harold Cardenas Lema, said Twitter needs to go after the anti-Castro VS the bots, and the Cuban government’s ones. Not to do so, it suggests it is politically biased, he tweeted.
Independent journalism in Cuba is allowed, but is not intended to be, and on the websites of the different types of alternative retail outlets that are critical of the government, are banned from the island.
Cuba was on the list of the 10 most censored countries in the world, released this week by the Committee to Protect Journalists, based in New York city.
Reporting by Sarah Marsh; Editing by Dan Grebler