Similar apps including Tango and Line are still available in the country.
The service had been banned because it failed to “comply with regulations”, an official told local news services.
When the boys we knew as children would be titillated and embarrassed to see our adult faces exposed. Scarf off face, scarf back over face—Noof glanced at me and said lightly, “This is not something weird for us.” Saudi society is still tribal in many ways; women and men alike feel those around them watching, making assumptions about their family standards, passing judgment. FEMALE, SAUDI, AND FIERCE Long discouraged from sports, especially those that clerics call masculine, urban women are drawn to clubs and home gyms where they can exercise away from men.
The success and the co-founders' insight into the potential of this market attracted the attention of a variety of local and international investors in the following months.
The app’s video and voice chat functions, along with similar service imo, now can’t be used in the country because of “regulations”.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.This name may be a reference to 'Tabuka' or 'Tabuk'.If this is true, the town may be as old as Ptolemy's time.