Top Web Apps in Latvia

first_imgRelated Posts BloggersThe highest ranking Latvian bloggers are listed on this page: six.lv/rank. Maksim’sblog is ranked number 1, with an overall Technorati rank of 9,549.SummaryIt’s fascinating how every country we cover has Digg, YouTube, etc clones. Digg isespecially clone-able it seems (incidentally a NewZealand digg clone has just been released).Many thanks to Maksim forall the great info and screenshots. This post is part of Read/WriteWeb’s continuingcoverage of international Web markets. Other countries profiled so far have been Germany, Holland, Poland, Korea, United Kingdom, Russia, Spain, China, Turkey, Italy, Brazil, France, Japan, India, Austria, Sweden, Australia, Hungary, Serbia and Croatia. One.lv is the fifth most popular site in Latvia – it’smostly popular in the russian community. draugiem.lv(above) is mostly made up of latvians. PortalsDelfi.lv was the first old style portal in Latvia. It isprimarily a news site and has a Russian version at rus.delfi.lv. Inbox.lv is the most popular web mail service in Latviaand practically alone in this niche, for this language. Perhaps this is why Google is promoting Gmail on its Latvia search page (see screenshot above). Some of the portals also have mailservices, but they are not so popular. Online Classifiedsss.lv (similar to craigslist) Del.icio.us clonesaites.lv Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Apollo.lv and tvnet.lvare also popular portals in Latvia. SearchGoogle is the second most popular site in Latvia and in the search niche it isdominant. Domestic searches like siets.lv and smart.delfi.lv are not very well used.center_img PhotosFotki.lv and poga.lv Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Klase.lv, Orb.lv and http://amigos.inbox.lv/ are smaller social networks.But generally because the market is so small, most users frequent the popular web SNSlike draugiem.lv and One.lv.Digg cloneDigg.lv is a Latvian digg-like site, based on the opensource Pligg CMS. It’s popular amongst bloggers andfeatures mostly tech-related news. Note that they even managed to secure the digg domainin Latvia (which I would guess violates digg.com’s copyright??).  BlogsKlab.lv, six.lv and blogiem.lv are the top bloggingplatforms. Latvia is a small country in NorthernEurope, next to Estonia, Lithuania, Russia and Belarus. It has a population of 2.3million, around 38% of whom have Internet access. The ethnicity of the population(Latvians 60%; Russian 30%) is reflected in the small internet market, because most localweb sites and apps have 2 versions – Latvian and Russian. Following is an overview of themost popular web apps in Latvia. The information in this post was supplied by Maksim.Social networksDraugiem.lv is the most popular web site in Latvia.Originally it was built on the Friendster model, but now it includes services like musicand video – so it is more like MySpace these days. 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Tags:#international#web richard macmanus Youtube clonesLatvija.tv and Mansvideo.lv are the two main ones. As you can see below,Latvija.tv is almost identical to YouTube.last_img

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