Facebook Extends Reach In Russia Through Partnership With Yandex

The seventh-largest search engine in the world, Russia's Yandex, is integrating Facebook notification data into search results.

The seventh-largest search engine in the world, Russia‘s Yandex, is integrating Facebook notification data into search results. Short for “Yet Another Indexer,” Yandex boasts more than 19 million unique visitors on a typical week day and claims more than 64 percent of the Russian local search market. The company’s network of sites together fetch a global audience of about 50 million people a month.

The English language version of Yandex‘s home page has even more white space than Google, but clicking on the “worldwide” link takes you to Yandex.ru, where the layout has a lot more going on. Eventually, this will include a a Facebook-branded widget linking to content from the social network.

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