Yes, we know that there are only a little amount of users at Orkut, the Google owned social network site in comparing with Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and even Google’s very own Google+. Google+ application was released in late 2011 even though it was revealed in the summer of 2011. Comparing with the greatest leading social network site Facebook, Orkut launched on 24 January 2004 while Facebook launched a bit early in the same month on the 4th of February. Facebook was launched by Mark Zuckerberg in the Harvard University (For the complete story how did Facebook launched watch the movie “The Social Network”) while the so known Orkut was launched by a Google employee named Orkut Büyükkökten. Orkut is less popular all around the world and is also blocked in some countries such as Iran, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and United Arab Emirates due to islamic ethical issues but is mostly used in Brazil and India according to the last report revealed in October 2011 which claimed
- 59.1% users from Brazil
- 27.1% users from India
- 6.7% users from Japan
The Orkut application has released after a long time as the users had to die wait for the Orkut app for iOS.
The description of Orkut at the App Store writes
Your favorite social network just arrived to your iPhone or iPod!
The official Orkut app for iOS connects you to your friends and family. Now you can send scraps, see your friends updates, upload photos and browse your friends albums anywhere you go. Never miss a conversation again because you are not in front of your computer: get the free Orkut app and stay connected.
- Update your status
- Check your scraps and messages
- Reply to your friends birthdays
- Check your friends updates
- Browse your friends profiles, scraps and photos
- Take new photos and upload them directly to your Orkut albums
- Share your life anywhere, anytime with the people you care about
The Orkut application for iOS is right now only available to some nearby countries in America and Europe. To download the Orkut application head over to this link. It is available for free.