The Levant, particularly Palestine, Lebanon, Syria as well as Egypt are known to have a long urban culture history.
One aim of this paper is to point out how popular such sites have become.
It threatened that any other app that fails to comply with those regulations will also be banned.
““Appropriate action will be taken against applications or services that do not comply with the regulations,” a spokesman at the commission told Arab News.
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.