Orkut was a social networking service owned and operated by Google. The service was designed to help users meet new and old friends and maintain existing relationships. The website was named after its creator, Google employee Orkut Büyükkökten. Orkut was one of the most visited websites in India and Brazil in 2008.
I’m Orkut. Seventeen years ago I started a little social network while I was an engineer at Google. In just a few years, that social network - orkut.com - grew to a community of over 300 million people. I believe that orkut.com found a community because it brought so many diverse voices from around the world together in one place.
Orkut was a long-range interpersonal communication site possessed and worked by Google. The administration was intended to assist users with meeting new and old companions and keep up their existing connections. The site was named after its designer, Google representative Orkut Büyükkökten.
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Orkut is a free social networking Web site where you can create a profile, connect with friends, maintain an online scrapbook and use site features and applications to share your interests and meet others. Orkut users must agree that they're 18 or older to use the site.
Official Orkut Help Center where you can find tips and tutorials on using Orkut and other answers to frequently asked questions.
As reported by Forbes Brazil, speculation has been prompted by the apparent reactivation of orkut.com, along with a message seemingly from Orkut Büyükkökten himself. In the statement, Büyükkökten reflects with pride on the social network’s past, as a community of “diverse voices… where hate and disinformation were not tolerated.
Orkut Büyükkökten (born February 6, 1975) is a Turkish software engineer who developed the social networking services Club Nexus, inCircle and Orkut. Orkut Büyükkökten is a former product manager at Google.
Google will shut Orkut down at the end of September, the company said Monday in a blog post. Users can export their profiles and other information using Google Takeout until then.
On January 23, 2004, The Register reported, “ Exclusive Google will shortly unveil its social networking site, Orkut. The Friendster clone is the work of Google employee and former Stanford ...