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Syrians check e-mails and connect to Facebook at an Internet cafe in Damascus on Tuesday. A watchdog says Syria apparently has lifted its ban on social media, perhaps to stave off unrest broiling elsewhere. Internet users previously tunneled through proxy servers to reach such sites. (Associated Press)

Syrians check e-mails and connect to Facebook at an Internet cafe in Damascus on Tuesday. A watchdog says Syria apparently has lifted its ban on social media, perhaps to stave off unrest broiling elsewhere. Internet users previously tunneled through proxy servers to reach such sites. (Associated Press)

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