Instagram Banned In China

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Reports coming from Hong Kong indicate that the Chinese government has banned photo-sharing website, Instagram.

There have been a series of pro-democracy protests in the region, with photos and videos of demonstrations showing police firing teargas at demonstrators.

The photos were tagged with the hashtag #OccupyCentral, but has now been blocked on Weibo, China’s version of Twitter.

A protest site,, also indicated that the site had been blocked in parts of China like Beijingg and Shenzen.



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