Following the indefinite suspension of Twitter by the Nigerian government, the question on people’s mind is how to bypass these restrictions and still access Twitter in case of a major internet shutdown in the future.
VPNs have been used to access the internet in similar situations in other countries in the past.
A Virtual Private Network (VPN) allows you to create a secure connection to another network over the Internet by hiding your traffic from being seen by others. It basically connects your PC, smartphone, or tablet to another server and allows you to browse the internet.
So, if that server is in a different country, it will appear as if you are browsing from that country, and you can potentially access things that you couldn’t normally.
VPN can be used to:
Bypass geographic restrictions on websites, audio or video streaming.
Bypass government restrictions on certain apps.
Protect yourself from untrustworthy Wi-Fi hotspots.
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