Odnoklassniki.ru is Russia’s leading social network. Today Odnoklassniki reached 20 million users and receives 6 million visits daily from users. Revenues in the first quarter of 2008 for Odnoklassniki was $3.3 million. In May 2008, Odnoklassniki had 29.2 million unique visitors. Odnoklassniki stated in March 2006 and was founded by Albert Popkov.
Odnoklassniki’s users have doubled since February 2008 and their Alexa rank is #47. A large chunk of Odnoklassniki’s user base are university students in Russia. Odnoklassniki stands for “classmates” in English.
RussiaToday.com had an interesting story from December 2007 when two old classmates reunited through Odnoklassniki. “It was such a surprise when she wrote to me because 34 years have passed since we last saw each other. We were happy to have found each other after all this time,” stated Andrey Shabaev, one of the reunited classmates.
Like Facebook, Odnoklassniki uses real names instead of fake.