The world’s largest social network Facebook has disabled the ability of making payments to users from the Crimea, depriving them of an advertising platform for business.
Disabling ad accounts to residents of the Crimea began on June 1, according to the Search Engines .
The lock applies to all users that are physically located on the territory of Crimea, and does not depend on which card was used for payment (Crimean Bank, QIWI, etc.) and in whose name it is issued.
For a week the opportunity to promote your business in Facebook is missing in all active Crimean entrepreneurs. It was assumed that the opportunity remains for those who do not lead such a vigorous advertising activities, however, when trying to create a campaign and make money at the expense, this option is blocked.
When contacting customer support, after numerous inspections, shipments, scans of passports, etc. Crimean users get the same answer that the function of making payments in the region is not supported.
The lock applies to all users that are physically located on the territory of Crimea, and does not depend on which card was used for payment (Crimean Bank, QIWI, etc.) and in whose name it is issued; has been previously erased history to personal «ebauche» replacing «place of residence» to another region; if the user is an administrator of the Crimean business pages or not; what phone is tied to your account, etc.
Enough to disable authorization in the personal account with any of the Crimean IDs lately. Moreover, during the subsequent connection with non-Crimean IP addresses of the functionality of the ad account of the machine is not restored.
As reported earlier, Russia suspended the construction of the Kerch bridge to occupied Crimea because of lack of funding.
Facebook has blocked the work of the business accounts of residents of Russia-occupied Crimea 09.06.2016