Facebook Appeals Court Ruling as Turkey Blocks Twitter, YouTube

April 6, 2015 6:22 PM

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Facebook Inc. said it is appealing a Turkish court’s order to remove images of a slain prosecutor that were deemed to abet terrorism, as the government tightened its grip over Internet access.

Facebook has in the meantime complied with the ruling to escape a blockage of its services in Turkey, the company said in an e-mailed statement Monday. The order applied to other social media websites as well, and during the day, Twitter and Google Inc.’s YouTube couldn’t be accessed through some pr...

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