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Russia Pushes Its Homegrown Social-Media Alternatives

Russia Pushes Its Homegrown Social-Media Alternatives

Update: 2022-04-21
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As part of its effort to control the narrative about the war in Ukraine, Russia is pushing its citizens to use locally developed social-media platforms. These apps adhere to Kremlin censorship while promising the same features as the Western versions that have been blocked there. WSJ tech reporter Sarah Needleman joins host Zoe Thomas to discuss Moscow’s efforts and how the homegrown alternatives are going over with the Russian public.


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Russia Pushes Its Homegrown Social-Media Alternatives

Russia Pushes Its Homegrown Social-Media Alternatives

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