Olivia Parker
Jul 8, 2019

Twitter down but Facebook, Instagram more popular than ever in social Indonesia

Despite a temporary ban related to the recent elections, and a potential threat (still relatively slight) on the horizon in the form of rising brand Telegram, Facebook and Instagram are still beloved brands in Indonesia.

Indonesia is the world's biggest producer of Instagram Stories

SOCIAL MEDIA IN INDONESIA

In May, Indonesian authorities imposed temporary restrictions on certain features of Whatsapp and Instagram, including photo and video sharing, after riots in Jakarta following the results of the recent election. The communications and information minister Rudiantara said the move was needed because these apps induced the spread of fake media that could trigger an “emotional response” in people. Eight people were reported dead and hundreds were injured...

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