David Gelles

Results from Facebook pages will soon begin appearing in Yandex, the leading search engine in Russia. will also get a Facebook widget on its homepage.

It’s another example of search engines gaining access to the growing trove of information on Facebook’s social graph, and making search a bit more social. Just two weeks ago, Facebook deepened its ties with Microsoft’s search engine, Bing.

But the partnership also puts a wrinkle in Facebook’s relationship with investor (formerly known as Digital Sky Technologies). and Yandex are rivals, competing aggressively for eyeballs in Russia’s booming internet market. Read more