After about one year of writing, calling, lobbying, the world’s biggest social community Facebook and, according to Alexa’s rankings, the world’s second popular web site, finally corrected the spelling of Kyiv. They no longer display it as Kіev.
Unlike in the case with Twitter, the change was not that swift, but Facebook is much bigger, so one had to adjust for the company bureaucracy.
In any case, although they still show it as “Kіev, Ukraine” in the drop down input box:
Once the settings are saved, the name is written properly, Kyiv of course:
Thank you every one who supported this initiative. Of course we are not stopping lobbying Kyiv’s spelling and will persevere further, now, with world’s major publishers.