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  2. Orkut - Wikipedia

    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.

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    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 - - grew to a community of over 300 million people. I believe that found a community because it brought so many diverse voices from around the world together in one place.

  4. 11 Discontinued Social Media Platforms You Probably Forgot ...

    1. Orkut. Google has been trying to launch their own social network for years. In January 2004, the tech company made a big attempt with Orkut, a platform where users could meet and message ...

  5. The Rise and Fall of Orkut: What Happened to Brazil’s Market ...

    Orkut was a Google owned an operated social media platform launched in 2004 by creator and Google employee Orkut Büyükökten. Orkut was designed to be an exclusive “invite only” platform where users were able to add friends, share pictures/videos, send personal messages, and rate each other based on how sexy, cool, or trustworthy they ...

  6. Remembering Orkut: Exploring the Rise, Fall, and Impact

    August 27, 2023. 3 minutes. Orkut was a social networking site owned by Google that was launched in 2004. Although it was greatly successful, it ultimately shut down in 2014. However, after taking a look at their site, I saw the creator (Orkut) is building and releasing something new soon.

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  7. The Orkut Fall: Lessons Learned from the Social Media Google ...

    An SNHU Social Media Marketing Post. Rising in 2004, Orkut, named after the Big Tech Google engineer, Orkut Büyükkökten, competed with the billion user Facebook from its conception to its decline in 2014. Unlike Facebook, which garnered both domestic and international acclaim, Orkut’s market base targeted Brazil and India users.

  8. What is orkut? | CellularNews

    What is Orkut? Orkut was a once-popular social networking site that emerged in the early 2000s and quickly gained a devoted following. Created by Google, Orkut allowed users to connect with friends, share updates, and discover new interests.

  9. Orkut and the Evolution of Social Media Marketing:

    Orkut, Google’s early foray into the world of social media, struck a resonant chord in Brazil. From its unique invite-only membership, positioning it as an exclusive enclave in the digital realm, to its intuitive user interface, Orkut became synonymous with online community-building in Brazil.

  10. The Hidden History of the Like Button: From Decentralized ...

    The idea occurred to some social networking advocates that people should be able to “back up” their social network by exporting it from Orkut to FOAF so that the semantics of the social network would be portable between different services using FOAF.