Management In contact with announced the intention to finally transfer the social network to the international domain vk.com. As for the main vkontakte.ru, then it will still be used, it will just become secondary.
Talk about the possibility of changing the domain has been going on for a long time. For the first time, this was said at the beginning of last summer by the founder of Contact, Pavel Durov. But now this has become known officially, although the exact date is still not known. Most likely this will happen in just a few days.
The resource is already fully prepared for the transition. Up to the logo, which was changed on January 23 of this year. The new domain is interesting because it is much shorter and easier to remember, it is easier to enter it from mobile devices and it is understandable to foreigners.