The Google social networking service Orkut, which kicked off ten years ago, has been shuttered, according to the platform’sblog on Monday. The platform will officially close on Sept. 30, allowing users to phase out of the application over a transition period.
Between now and the site’s shutdown in a few months, users have the opportunity to save their data by exporting it
Orkut was responsible for digital inclusion of many people in India and Brazil. “I want to buy a computer to access Orkut” was well said.
Anyway, It’s a smart decision.
After all, social networks migrated from desktop/web to based device services (Whatsapp, Snapchat, Vine) in the course of time.