By RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi April 21, 2022 Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers have banned the social media application TikTok and popular online game PUBG, saying the move is aimed to protect younger generations from a bad influence. Spokesman Inamullah Samangani tweeted that the Taliban government on April 21 instructed the Communications and Information Technology Ministry to restrict access to the
NYT: For months, on social media, the Taliban have sought to project an image of strength and moderation, an aura of inevitability within Afghanistan and an air of legitimacy to the outside world. Through text messages and encrypted apps, they have targeted government soldiers directly, depicting them as mercenaries and urging them to surrender or
NBC News: A Facebook page modeled on the wildly popular #BeLikeBill meme targeting social media misconduct and encouraging good behavior is going viral in Afghanistan. Click here to read more (external link).