According to the website Downdetector, which monitors failures of popular services, the social network Facebook and its affiliated services WhatsApp and Instagram are faced with problems in working around the world day on may 18.
Complaints about issues with Facebook mainly come from Moscow, Finland, Latvia, Estonia, Sweden, Denmark and Norway, with WhatsApp — Moscow, St. Petersburg and some European cities, and Instagram partially inaccessible in Moscow, Petersburg, London, Berlin, Paris and the Hague. Half an hour after the beginning of the problems the services have recovered.
17 may also misfiring in the Russian messenger Viber. According to representatives of service, this is due to the «decisions of some mobile operators to block access to a number of servers.»