FB), which has a zero tolerance policy for fake and anonymous accounts, released a new app called Rooms which will allow users to chat with each other anonymously.
The most popular social networking site which had more than 1.32 billion active users by the end of the second quarter of 2014 has insisted on its users registering with their real names at the time of sign up.
It isn’t clear exactly why the features have been blocked in the country.
But local reports have speculated that it is a way of protecting the revenues of traditional telecoms companies.
Saudi Arabia, which had already blocked features of most chat apps, has moved to block Facebook Messenger.
Any room is a feed of text messages, pictures and videos like a Facebook group or Instagram, the only difference being the users’ right to safeguard their privacy by staying anonymous.
The same day, Fox found hundreds of links to NAMBLA’s website on Facebook, which has more than half a billion users worldwide.
And posts on known pedophile blogs and chat rooms show an organized effort by pedophiles to use the social networking site to prey on children.
Under the "Timeline and Tagging" section in the sidebar, go to "Who can add things to my timeline?
" to find "Review posts friends tag you in before they appear on your timeline?
Similar apps including Tango and Line are still available in the country.