US sanctions deprive Iranians of Instagram
Iranian hardliners and politicians have asked for Instagram to be filtered after IRGC accounts were blocked by this app.
Iran slams blocking IRGC Instagram account
Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi on Tuesday condemned blocking the Instagram accounts of Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution and commanders of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).
What are Iranians looking for on Instagram?
The results of a scientific survey show that Telegram and Instagram continue to top the list of apps used in Iran.
Facebook deletes hundreds of Iran accounts
Facebook has deleted hundreds of fake accounts, groups and pages which it claims are linked to Iran.
Iranians welcome highflying challenge
Mahsa Moradi writes in the Washinton Business Journal that according to the Public Relations department of Alibaba.ir, among all events, the highflying (#بلندپروازی) challenge can be a good example. Highflying is an Instagram challenge, sponsored by Lufthansa for its prizes that its popularity has soared to an unprecedented level since its launch. It seems that the sponsorship of Lufthansa has fueled its popularity.
Iranians start campaign to fight rising costs
Iranians have started a campaign on social medial to fight the soaring prices of certain items such as gold and cars in Iran.Persia Digest reports that prices have been going up for certain commodities in Iran. After the price of the dollar soaring against the rial, price rises began for many goods, including cars and houses.
Jafar Panahi missing from Cannes
Iranian cinema has had a prominent presence in Cannes with the film "Everyone knows", which opened the ceremony and the screening of several Iranian films in the competition section. However, the Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi, who is officially banned from working and traveling, could not come to the premiere of his own film. He, nonetheless, thanked all his cinema friends who had tried so he could travel to France on his Instagram page.
Media reports on the “Louvre in Tehran”
France 24 website and The Guardian have reported on the unprecedented exhibition of masterpieces brought over from the Louvre in Paris to be displayed in Tehran.
Happy National Cheetah Day
31 August is National Cheetah Day in Iran. FM Zarif has sent a video message in his Instagram for the occasion.