Two leading Russian online communities, video sharing site RuTube and online dating platform Mamba have launched online VideoDating on Love.Rutube.ru. 10 million monthly users of RuTube.ru can now search for user-generated video profiles across 12 million user database of Mamba.
RuTube and Mamba introduced cross-site registration and online communication for users of Video Dating (Видеознакомства), the first online video dating service in Russia.
Launched in 2006, the biggest Russian video sharing community RuTube was acquired by Gazprom Media in 2008.
Launched in 2002, online dating platform Mamba is owned by Finam (68.5%) and Mail.ru (31.5%). Mamba powers online dating service on Mail.ru, Rambler.ru, MSN.ru, and other portals. In 2008, Mamba generated revenues of $15 million with EBITDA margin of 47%.