Alternatives to Jewish/Zionist controlled sites/platforms

Inspired by http://www.unz.com/ishamir/banned-by-facebook-for-telling-the-truth/.

  • Google search
    • Baidu
      • its English search works fine too at least for me for technical work purposes especially.
    • Yandex
      • use it if you know the Russian language well, I only very occasionally use it.
    • Bing
      • by Microsoft, not an overtly Zionist organization like Google, but it’s still American.
  • Facebook
    • WeChat
      • I pretty much only use that now for messaging. Unlike Facebook messenger which places ads within one’s contact list forcing one to see them, WeChat only places ads within moments, which is like news feed. I’m more disgusted with Facebook now upon learning that they ban Russian accounts for posting anything against Israel: http://www.unz.com/ishamir/banned-by-facebook-for-telling-the-truth/. And yes, WeChat supports English.
    • vKontakte
      • Those in the Russian world have a nice community on there. I made an account and talked with a tenured professor in science department at near top university in US from former Soviet Union, who is also disgusted with Zionist media. He doesn’t trust any secret services but he’d take the Russian government anytime over CIA/FBI/Israel.
  • Gmail
    • Foxmail/QQ Mail
      • I use it. No targeted ads. User friendly, simple UI.
    • 163.com
      • By Chinese company NetEase
    • 126.com
      • Also by NetEase
    • mail.ru
      • Perhaps the most used Russian email service
  • YouTube
  • Quora
    • Zhihu
      • Much of the content on Zhihu is actually meaningful and substantial, not that politically correct, in stark contrast with Quora. Also better engineered than Quora. My Quora top writer friends also think Quora engineering is shit.
  • Google Drive/Docs
    • Weiyun
      • 3 TB storage for 10 RMB (~ $1.4 / month). I pay for it with WeChat pay by binding credit card on there. I back up all my photos/videos on there and have shared some of them too. It also supports collaborative editing and markdown notes. I have a collection of notes on there too. Perfect way to ensure backup.
    • Cloud.mail.ru
      • A Russian in Russia has some quality content backed up on there in case the disappear from the internet.
  • NY Times/CNN/Washington Post/Bloomberg/BBC/etc
  • Wikipedia
    • Baidu Encyclopedia
      • Very rich in China specific content for Chinese taste, from literature to history to politics. In terms of actually getting on there, the barrier to entry is much lower which means in some sense more wealth of content. Like, plenty of relative nobodies in China even have their own Baidu Encyclopedia pages, and literature is often directly quoted. Compared to Wikipedia, it’s more of a real internet encyclopedia, as much of the content on there is more elaborate, with the exception of for technical content (especially mathematical), where in comparison the material is quite sparse.
  • Google Translate
    • Yandex Translate
      • I switched to Yandex Translate for English to Russian and vice versa.
    • Baidu Translate
      • I don’t really use this, instead QQ Browser has by default automatic translation from any language to Chinese displayed in a browser popup dialog when I highlight.
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