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Turkey slaps social media networks with millions of dollars’ worth of fines

According to the Information and Communication Technologies Authority, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Periscope and TikTok fined for failing to appoint a local representative

VK social network of the world’s leading provider of information found on the BTK notification regarding the representative of Turkey. The representative’s information was also published on VK’s website.

Social network providers, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Periscope, YouTube, and TikTok, who did not make a representative notification after the expiry of the legal period, were fined 10 million TL each.

With representative offices in various countries and it pulled open social network providers to take necessary steps in response to Turkey.

According to the data in Turkey also millions of users social networking is one of the providers of TikTok’s web site, Beijing of bytedan companies which the application is started, London, New York, Paris, Dubai, Jakarta, offices in 126 cities the world in different countries, especially in cities such as Tokyo has.

Duration expired on November 2

Also referred to as the Social Media Law, Law No. 7253 “Amending the Law on Regulating Broadcasting on the Internet and Combating Crimes Committed Through These Broadcasts” entered into force as of October 1.

According to the law, given time to identify the social media company representative in Turkey, ended on November 2.

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