According to numerous complaints from users, the sites do not work in the web version and mobile application when connected via a mobile network.
According to the Downdetector portal, 60% of users reported problems with the operation of the website, 24% complained about the operation of the application, and 15% could not log in. “Facebook no longer works in Russia. There is no domain in the RCN registry yet, but the site has already stopped working,” they noted in the comments.
Previously Vice President of Meta (formerly Facebook) Instagram Facebook and Nick Clegg said that they do not plan to disable social networks Facebook and Instagram in Russia on their own. He stressed that the company has also blocked a number of Russian state-owned media in Ukraine, and is also considering doing the same in other countries. There are no domains in the registry of sites banned by Roskomnadzor.
Residents of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Krasnodar, Samara, Chelyabinsk, in particular, complain about malfunctions. It is not known what the failure is related to.
There are also a lot of complaints about the unavailability of Google Play and the Apple Store. According to Globalcheck, domains are being blocked apps.apple.com and play.google.com . “At the same time, store applications on devices access other, service hosts, so they are still working. Most likely, it was expected that this would block stores on devices, but everything did not go according to plan.”. According to Globalcheck experts, most likely during the day the app stores will be permanently blocked.
Earlier, the authorities of the country spoke about the possibility of disabling foreign social networks and websites. Roskomnadzor slowed down the work of the social network due to censorship, which Facebook subjected to the Russian media. The head of the HRC Valery Fadeev proposed to block him for spreading fakes and ban publications in support of the Russian Federation.