On 22 May 2019, Indonesian government blocked Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram for three days after the 22 May riots in Jakarta to prevent hoaxes and fake news of the situation during the riots from spreading. The event also increased awareness of using VPN to access blocked content during the block.
Is there Instagram in Indonesia?
Share of Instagram users Indonesia 2021, by age group
As of this date, there were approximately 87.8 million Instagram users in Indonesia, of which 52.6 percent were female and 47.4 percent male.
Which apps are banned in Indonesia?
These include gay dating app Blued, which was banned for its “immoral” LGBT content, TikTok for its general “negative content,” and Telegram for allegedly facilitating the spread of radical content, though the bans for the latter two have since been lifted.
Is WhatsApp banned in Indonesia?
November 8, 2017. Indonesia’s threat to ban WhatsApp Messenger over distributing what they described as ‘obscene content’ was rescinded on Tuesday night after the company responsible for providing the alleged content, the third-party GIF provider Tenor, said they had fixed the issue.
Do people in Indonesia use WhatsApp?
According to survey data, 65 percent of the population in Germany were using WhatsApp. In Indonesia, 40 percent of the population used WhatsApp.
Share of population in selected countries who are active WhatsApp users as of 3rd quarter 2017.
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Where is Instagram most used?
Leading countries based on Instagram audience size as of July 2021 (in millions)
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What is the most popular social media in Indonesia?
With a penetration rate of around 94 percent, YouTube was the most used social network in Indonesia. However, all the other widely known social media platforms such as WhatsApp and Instagram also enjoy a high penetration rate there, making Indonesia one of the largest social media markets in the world.
Which country banned TikTok?
In January 2020, the Indian government said it was banning 59 apps developed by Chinese firms, including TikTok, over concerns that these apps were engaging in activities that threatened the national security and defence of the country.
Is TikTok banned yet?
As the court refused to reconsider the ban, the company stated that they had removed over 6 million videos that violated their content policy and guidelines. On 25 April 2019, the ban was lifted after the Madras High Court reversed its order, following a plea from TikTok developer Bytedance Technology.
Is TikTok getting deleted?
No, TikTok is not getting deleted on July 6th – social media hoax debunked! If you are a keen TikTok user, you might have come across online rumours that the app is being removed – here’s the social media hoax debunked.
How can I save WhatsApp number in Indonesia?
How to add an international phone number
- Open your phone’s address book.
- When adding the contact’s phone number, start by entering a plus sign (+).
- Enter the country code, followed by the full phone number.
Does Indonesia have Snapchat?
According to a recent survey by market research company Kantar TNS, 13 percent of Indonesians were using Snapchat, a jump from the 5 percent in 2015. Meanwhile, Twitter usage dropped from 48 to 36 percent.