Vkontakte, which is also simply known as VK, is a Russian social networking website. The website was launched in the fall of 2006 by fonder, Pavel Durov. The website is available in over 90+ languages. Though the majority of the members are located in Russia, VK is available worldwide. The Chief Executive Officer is Andrey Rogozov. The parent company is Mail.Ru Group. There are currently over 500,000 registered users. VK is available on the web, as well as Android and iOS devices.
It doesn’t take long to sign up for VK. You can register with your first name, last name, date of birth, and gender. If you choose to sign up with your Facebook, you can do so. Once you have signed up, you will need to verify your email address. Once your account is fully created and verified, you are able to log in with either your phone number or email address as well as your password. With the private messaging feature, you can chat with up to 500 people. You are able to include up to 10 attachments, including photos, videos, audio files, maps, and documents. You can post news and posts on profile walls. The profile posts can include up to 10 attachments. You are able to see the news feed, which will include posts from others. This can be switched between All News (which is the default setting) and Most Interesting. You are able to join Groups, which includes discussion boards and wiki-style articles. These are fully editable by all members. Public pages is a broadcasting tool for celebrities and businesses. Like on Facebook, you can “Like” posts, as well as comment. With VK, you can sync your profile with other social networks. Music is accessible on the website. Users can upload audio files, create playlists, and share audio.
VK is free to use. If you would like to cancel your membership, you can easily do so. We have included some steps to assist you in doing so. Simply follow the cancellation instructions that are listed on this page.