Snapchat has followed suit after stopped all advertising running in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus following the .on Friday, saying it has now
"We are halting advertising sales to all Russian and Belarusian entities and are complying with alltargeting Russian businesses and individuals," Snap said in a blog post Tuesday. "We do not accept revenue from Russian state-owned entities."
The Snapchat app remains live in Ukraine, Russia and Belarus because Snap said it's "an important communications tool for family and friends." However, Snap is monitoring the platform for misinformation or other misuse. It's never allowed Russian state-controlled media outlets to publish content on its Discover page.
Snap said it's been providing emergency assistance and helping Ukrainian team members relocate, also pledging $15 million in humanitarian aid.
"War is a scourge on our collective humanity, and in this case, it is a direct threat to many of our team members and their families," Snap said. "We are praying for their safety and for peace."
, as well as online transactions, Apple Pay and some Apple Maps features. Google said Tuesday it's temporarily , adding an SOS alert to Search and blocking Russian state-controlled media. It said Google Pay "may become unavailable."