Amid protests, social media access restricted on Iran cellphones

Access to the popular photo-sharing and messaging apps Instagram and Telegram was restricted on cellphones in Iran, media in the country reported on Sunday, after three days of protests in many cities.

Access to Telegram, which the government has accused of fomenting violence during the protests, was cut in the early afternoon, according to the semi-official ISNA news agency and other media.

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