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Yandex Facebook
2014-01-14 15:49:28

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a move that benefits both parties, Russian-based search engine Yandex will now include Facebook content in its search results. The search engine is likening the potential to turning on a firehose to place a volume of search results that will be available from Facebook content. Yandex says it is reacting to the rise in popularity of social networks. People turn to social networks to get updates from friends, families, and even share...

2013-06-11 08:40:31

Sprinklr Expands SRP Offering to Include Google+, Instagram and Russian-based Network VKontakte NEW YORK, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprinklr, the leading provider of social relationship platform (SRP) infrastructure for the enterprise, today announced that the Company has expanded the reach of its Social@Scale(TM) platform to include support for Google+, Instagram and Russia's largest social media network, VKontakte. This extended offering, combined with Sprinklr's current...

2012-07-12 02:29:52

LONG BEACH, Calif., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cie Games, successful social games developer, announced today that its leading automotive-based social game, Car Town, is one of the fastest-growing games, and is ranked top ten in the most popular games catalogue on Vkontakte.ru, one of Russia's top social networks, since the past few weeks. In less than a month after its initial launch, Car Town has earned more than 1.3 million installs on Russia's biggest social networks,...

Facebook's Reign Dominating Social World Map
2012-06-11 14:06:23

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com If Facebook was a virus, nearly the whole world would have succumbed to it already, according to social media strategist Vincenzo Cosenza. Cosenza has created his "world map of social networks," showing what the most popular social network is in 137 countries around the globe, according to a combination of Alexa and Google Trends for Websites Traffic data. His latest social media world map shows that Facebook has gone viral throughout nearly all of the...

2012-05-27 06:20:05

MUNICH, May 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Over 50 million Russians use the internet, making the country a dynamic digital and consumer market. That's why DLD now offers international investors, companies and experts direct insights and networking opportunities in the Russian digital world," explain Steffi Czerny and Marcel Reichart, founder and Managing Director of DLD. Numerous founders and management boards of leading Russian digital companies - including Arkady Volozh,...

2012-05-16 06:32:36

MUNICH, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Market leaders Mail.ru, Vkontakte and Yandex, together with a further 40 speakers and 400 guests, will debate Russia's digital future. Russia is one of the fastest growing and leading European digital markets, as demonstrated by the user numbers and the capitalisation of internet giants such as Mail.ru, Vkontakte and Yandex. The digital conference, DLD Moscow, taking place from 27-29 May 2012, is being held in the Russian metropolis...

2012-04-02 22:20:57

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Refog Inc. updates REFOG Personal Monitor, the company's most affordable parental monitoring tool, with the ability to monitor communications occurring via popular social networks. Currently supporting two social networks, Facebook and Vkontakte, REFOG Personal Monitor helps parents learn more about their kids online activities. The ability to monitor conversations occurring in social networks helps parents track their...

2011-06-21 00:00:28

"ËœPolitics,' a new social game available exclusively on VKontakte, satirically simulates all aspects of Russia's political arena New York, NY (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 A unique and thought-provoking game has joined the social gaming community through Russian-based VKontakte (vk.com) network. Politics reflects the reality of Russia's political arena with its conflict, intrigue and all of the key players. Whether you are announcing your presidential bid or gossiping within high-profile...

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2009-05-26 15:05:00

Facebook announced the purchase of a 1.96 percent stake by Russian Internet investment firm Digital Sky Technologies for $200 million on Tuesday. The recent purchase suggests that the value of the Palo Alto, Calif.-based social networking firm is at $10 billion. "This investment demonstrates Facebook's ongoing success at creating a global network for people to share and connect," Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said in a statement. "A number of firms approached us, but DST stood out...

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2008-07-29 09:10:00

In its bid to go global, Facebook is facing off against itself. Clones of the wunderkind social-networking Web site - some of which resemble Facebook right down to color, font and layout - have popped up in local languages around the world. These competitor sites offer identical core services, letting users post pictures, make groups and choose their friends. All are complicating Facebook Inc.'s global campaign, which began in February and has since rolled out 18 foreign-language editions,...