vkontakte

Mail.ru Takes Over ‘Russia’s Facebook’ Vkontake In $1.47B Deal, Settles Durov Suit

Some big shareholder shifts at Vkontake, the social network with 92 million monthly active users that’s often described as Russia’s Facebook and has been embroiled in political controver

Durov, Out For Good From VK.com, Plans A Mobile Social Network Outside Russia

In the drawn-out <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2014/04/03/vk-com-founder-durov-backtracks-on-his-resignation-now-back-at-the-helm-as-ceo/">game</a> of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2014/

VK.com Founder Durov Backtracks On His Resignation, Now Back At The Helm As CEO

On April 1, Pavel Durov <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2014/04/01/founder-pavel-durov-says-hes-stepped-down-as-head-of-russias-top-social-network-vk-com/">stepped down from his role as CEO of VK

Pavel Durov Resigns As Head Of Russian Social Network VK.com, Ukraine Conflict Was The Tipping Point

Pavel Durov, the founder of VKontakte.com, has announced on his <a target="_blank" href="https://vk.com/wall1_45617">VK.com page</a> that he has stepped down as the head of the social network -- Ru

End Of An Era As VKontakte Founder Durov Sells His Stake To Russian Mobile Giant

Pavel Durov, the elusive founder of <a target="_blank" href="http://vk.com">VKontakt</a> (VK), at 100 million users Russia's biggest social network, has confirmed that he has sold his 12 percent stake

Nine Music Labels Plan To Sue Vkontakte, The Facebook Of Russia, Over 6,000 Illegal Tracks

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.vk.com">Vkontakte</a>, a social networking site known as the "Facebook of Russia", is facing legal action from nine music labels including EMI, Sony and Warner over

Russian search giant Yandex partners with local Facebook-clone VKontakte

<img alt="" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/yandex.png" title="Yandex" class="shot" width="217" height="104" /><a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/yandex">Yandex</a>, the R

Russian Search Giant Yandex Partners With Local Facebook-clone VKontakte

<img alt="" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/yandex.png" title="Yandex" class="shot" width="217" height="104" /><a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/yandex">Yandex</a>, the R

Facebook Investor Bets On Two Horses As Vkontakte.ru Plans To Go Global

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/vkontakte-logo.png" width="159" height="155" />Russian social network <a href="http://www.vkontakte.ru/">Vkontakte.ru</a>, notoriously

Worldwide, Russians Spend Most Time On Social Networks (comScore)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/cp_1246527256_vkontakte-215x154.jpg" width="215" height="154" /><a href="http://comscore.com">comScore</a> has aggregated some data based on i

Modeling The True Value Of Social Networks: 2009 Edition

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/socialnetworkvalues-180x200.jpg" width="180" height="200" />A year ago we <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/2008/06/23/modeling-the-real

Modeling The Real Market Value Of Social Networks

Is MySpace worth $3 billion, or $20 billion? It depends on how you value a user. It’s time to start comparing the big global social networks on something other than unique visitors and page view