VK (Originally VKontakte, Russian: ВКонтакте, literally "in touch") is the second largest social network service in Europe after Facebook. It is available in several languages, but particularly popular among Russian-speaking users around the world, especially in Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Belarus, and Israel. Like other social networks, VK allows users to message contacts publicly or privately, create groups, public pages and events, share and tag images, audio and video, and play browser-based games.As of January 2014, VK had at least 239 million accounts.
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  • Why Messenger Users Don’t Need Facebook Accounts (Infographic)

    … of dominance it has in other markets. Thanks to the success of VK (formerly VKontakte), for example, one-third of Russian online adults are going without Facebook accounts. In countries like this, where social networking needs are being met by competitors, Messenger could be the way to bring new users into the Facebook universe. Readers: What do you think of GWI’s conclusions? …

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  • 3 Localization Tips for Exporting to Russia or the CIS Countries

    … the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) represent a vast new potential market. Russia alone has a population of more than 140 million. It’s the world’s 11th largest economy by GDP and has the highest per capita GDP of the emerging BRIC nations (Brazil, Russia, India, and China). It is also a well-educated, upper middle-income country and has a growing…

    Christian Arno/ Search Engine Journalin SEO- 4 readers -
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