A woman uses her mobile phone to check Facebook and other mobile apps in Yangon on Feb 4,2021.

NAPYITAW (REUTERS) – Twitter users experienced serious disruptions to service late on Friday (Feb 5) in Myanmar, where user numbers have risen after the new military junta banned Facebook in the name of ensuring stability.

Twitter users said the social media network had become unavailable intermittently.

The authorities have issued an order to all telcos to block Twitter and Instagram.

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