TWITTER: Here's How You Can Still Tweet From Turkey

Turkey erdoganREUTERS/Umit BektasTurkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan addresses the media in Ankara September 30, 2013.

Turkey’s government shut down access to Twitter in some parts of the country, after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan threatened to shut it and other social media sites down.

Twitter responded with instructions for people within the country to continue tweeting, via SMS:

NOW WATCH: Tech Insider videos

Want to read a more in-depth view on the trends influencing Australian business and the global economy? BI / Research is designed to help executives and industry leaders understand the major challenges and opportunities for industry, technology, strategy and the economy in the future. Sign up for free at research.businessinsider.com.au.