North Korea Blocks Access to Instagram

Pyongyang censors blacklist site popular with journalists and tourists for sharing photographs from inside the DPRK Warnings have started appearing on Instagram accounts in North Korea, with users being told that access to the popular photo-sharing app has been denied.Opening the app using the North Korean carrier Koryolink results in the the following message in English: “Warning! You can’t connect to this website because it’s in blacklist site”. A similar notice in Korean says the site contains “harmful content”, not mentioned in the English version.