'Twitler': Turkey's Twitter ban sparks outrage, social media mocks

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(RT) Activists in Turkey are furious at the Prime Minister's attempts to block Twitter, as a method of avoiding further unrest a week before local elections. Even the country's President joined the criticism ... via a series of tweets.

The government did ban the network, but soon enough users found a way to dodge it - posting mocking messages in response. Protesters say that by attacking social sites, authorities are simply trying to sweep corruption scandals under the rug. Abayomi Azikiwe of Pan-African News Wire thinks that's going to leave a bitter aftertaste - READ MORE 

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