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Google kills its first social network Orkut

Google kills its first social network Orkut
Orkut was Google's first attempt at social networking.
Read more Jun 30 2014, 9:46pm CDT
 

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Google Gives Orkut Users Eviction Notice

Source: E-Commerce Times

Google Hosts Its Annual I/O Developers Conference
Google on Monday announced that it is bidding farewell to Orkut, its first attempt at a social network, which saw fair international success before Facebook took over the scene. Launched in 2004, Orkut provided a place for users to display profiles, hang out and connect with others. The site gained popularity outside the U.S., particularly in Brazil and India. When users began to enjoy more social networkin ...
Full article at: E-Commerce Times Jul 1 2014, 5:30pm CDT
 

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Google Drops Quickoffice Apps, Orkut Social Media Platform

Source: eWeek

Google is replacing the Quickoffice and Orkut services with other products that will give users similar functions but allow the company to streamline servi ...
Full article at: eWeek Jul 1 2014, 3:35pm CDT
 

A Look Back At Google's History of Social Media Failures

Source: AdWeek

Mark Zuckerberg Attends Mobile World Congress
In some alternate social media history, the term Crush List is a verb—meaning to elevate a friend to the most prominent position within one’s social network. And somewhere MySpace founder Tom Anderson is cursing the name Orkut Buyukkokten—not Mark Zuckerberg. And in this reality, social media giant Google has more than a billion people on Orkut, the service that defined the next great Internet era after search ...
Full article at: AdWeek Jul 1 2014, 3:02pm CDT
 

Google unveils Google Friend Connect

As mentioned on Sunday Google announced today Google Friend Connect. Tonight at Campfire One Google will preview...
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After ten years, Google's first attempt at creating a social network is finally coming to an end. Google announced on Monday that Orkut would be officially shut down on September 30th, 2014 to make room for the thriving social communities on YouTube, Blogger and Google+, all of which have handily outpaced Orkut ...
Full article at: BGR Jul 1 2014, 9:25am CDT
 

RIP Orkut! Google to Shut Down Website on September 30

Source: Good Returns

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Orkut, Google's first social networking site, will cease to exist after September, with the Internet giant deciding to shut down the service launched 10 years ago. Google said it will shut down Orkut, which is very ...
Full article at: Good Returns Jul 1 2014, 4:07am CDT
 

Google Launches Orkut to combat Friendster

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Google launches Social Networks Service ala Friendster. Google released orkut.com on Thursday. It is still in the...
Read more Jan 23 2004, 9:54pm EST
 


 

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