Much like Facebook, users have a profile and can easily search for and add other users to follow their status updates, photos, and videos.Along with these traditional functions, users can also upload video and audio files of any kind and share these resources with other users as well.The focus of OK is reconnecting with classmates and friends that users may have lost touch with over the years, so the search parameters are quite detailed.
That aside, it’s also just interesting to see how online communication can differ in different parts of the world!
Here are eight of the social media platforms that are best at connecting with Russian users.
There is definitely something to be said for social media sites that are targeted at a specific user base, whether geographically (as in these examples) or based on other demographics (as can be seen with many of Snapchat’s features).
If you’re from Russia and you could expand on why you do or don’t use different social media platforms, I’d love to hear your insight in the comments!
While it doesn’t receive as many unique monthly visitors as the other sites in this list (approximately 7.7 million/month), it boasts the most engagement per author out of all social media sites used in Russia.
So, even though Twitter may not be a mainstay for most Russian social media users, those who choose to use it are tweeting up a storm!
Rutube is essentially Russia’s answer to You Tube – a social media platform centred on video sharing for content of all types.
While it hasn’t achieved the incredible reach of You Tube, Rutube has collected a wide range of content from a large number of diverse users.
The final social media platform on this list, Instagram has become hugely popular in the last few years and its popularity in Russia is no exception.