The crash occurred in a social network


large-Scale failure has occurred in the social network “Vkontakte”. This is evidenced by the data portal Downdetector, which records the map of violations of the normal functioning of the systems of popular platforms.

the Crashes began at about 16:40 Moscow time. Users report problems with access to the pages of the social network and the delays in loading. In addition, part of the profiles are displayed as deleted accounts, and the messages do not always reach the recipients.

the Most frequently reported by residents of Moscow and St. Petersburg. In addition, faults fixed in Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk and other Russian cities.

Photo credit: Downdetector

the cause of this failure is currently unknown. In November 2019 the social network was intermittent due to the fact that in the data center “Vkontakte” there was a fire. Representatives of the platform then declared that the fire had damaged a critical part of the servers responsible for the operation of the site.

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