Instagram no longer accessible in Russia


The social network also appeared on a list of online resources with “restricted access”
Instagram was inaccessible in Russia on Monday after Moscow accused its parent company Meta of allowing calls for violence against Russians, including the military, on its platforms, News.

The move comes after Facebook and Twitter were blocked in early March as part of sweeping efforts by Moscow to control information available to Russians about its military operation in Ukraine.Instagram appeared Monday on a list of “restricted” online resources on a list published by Russia´s media regulator Roskomnadzor.

Instagram´s app was not refreshing without a VPN.

Facebook and Instagram are widely used in Russia, the latter being the most popular social media platform among young Russians,News.

For many small Russian businesses, Instagram was a key platform for advertising, processing sales and communicating with clients. (AFP)

Facebook quickly allows content calling for death to Russian invaders, Putin

Meta Platforms FB.O can permit Facebook and Instagram users in some countries to involve violence against Russians and Russian troopers within the context of the state invasion, in keeping with internal emails seen by Reuters on weekday, in a very temporary amendment to its hate speech policyKKB News.

The social media company is additionally quickly permitting some posts that decision for death to Russian President Vladimir Putin or Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, in keeping with internal emails to its content moderators.

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