’s Minister of Digital Transformation Mykhailo Fedorov announced that he met with Meta’s President of Global Affairs Nick Clegg last week. According to the Minister, Meta (Instagram, Facebook) might open an office in Ukraine. The minister hopes that Kyiv will become the office’s location.
They also discussed the situation with blocking of Ukrainian media and bloggers on Facebook and Instagram (owned by Meta). Many decisions have already been made, many more will be done in the future. The Minister assured that the team will continue to cooperate and is confident that there will be fewer blockages and restrictions on content, and more people around the world will know what is really happening in our country.
Fedorov and Clegg also discussed support for the UNITED24 platform, the online fundraising platform to help Ukrainian defenders affected by the war and the restoration of the state.