Orkut is very first social networking site which was started on 24 Jan 2004. It is powered by Google. Some people think that Google plus is first social networking site of Google but Google plus is not first social networking site of Google. Orkut is very first networking site of Google which was created before facebook and twitter.
Orkut Could not get major fame in these 10 years like other social networking sites but in Brazil and India majority of people use Orkut. After the huge success of Google other products like YouTube, Blogger and Google plus Google has decided to shut down Orkut on 30th of September 2014. So now Orkut closed new registrations of members.
Orkut is doing business in Brazil from 2008 and it is from those 20% projects of Google in which Google Engineers have freedom to show their creative skills without any limitations.
It is not first time that Google is shutting down its product. Before Orkut Google has closed “Google Buzz” in December 2011. It also replaced “Google adword keyword” with “Google keyword planner”. So Now we should always ready see changes in Google Services.
If you are also a part of Orkut and use Orkut on daily bases than you can download your data with “Google take out”. You can only download your by a single Zip folder.