MOSCOW, September 13 – PRIME. VK confirmed the launch of a news search in Zen, RIA Novosti was told in the company’s press service.
Earlier on Tuesday, the press service of VK told the agency that a news search in Zen would appear in the next two weeks.
“The press service of VK confirmed the launch of a news search,” the company said.
VK and Yandex on Monday announced the closing of an asset swap deal: Yandex received the Delivery Club food delivery service, and VK received the Zen and News content platforms.
Yandex reported that, as part of the deal, it would abandon the news aggregator and develop ya.ru as its new main page — it would become the main entry point to Search, Mail, and other company services, including the Yandex user account. ID”. Users visiting the yandex.ru or zen.yandex.ru pages will be automatically redirected to dzen.ru, the site of the Zen portal. The portal contains content from the authors of “Zen”, “News”, the search line “Yandex” and the weather.