Website which makes the social networking platform popular among people ; orkut will be shut down. The engineering director Paul, in one of his blog post provided with the information that the Social networking website, Orkut popular among people from last ten years will say Bye in September to its user. Since few years Youtube and Google+ becomes more famous as compare to orkut . People have an idea about this already but on getting confirmation they all start giving their reactions on internet. Now a days facebook and twitter are on trends.
What are the basic reasons behind RIP Orkut:
1. Decrease Popularity and Became Outdated: According to the social networking experts, the reason behind RIP Orkut is the increased popularity of facebook and twitter. Due to the user friendly interface of facebook and twitter becomes famous among people and users start switching their accounts from orkut to these networking websites. Orkut and Facebook both launched in same year i.e 2004. In its starting era, its gains more popularity and seen golden time of its life span in 2006. In this year, there are 23.8 million worldwide users but with time it became outdated.
Reactions of people on RIP Orkut:
When people get this information Of RIP Orkut – ‘Its time to say GoodBye to Orkut’ by Google they all start giving comments on other social networking websites. Some of them are as: shutting of Orkut is like removing the life support system of a brain dead human. Next was We have seen a Good time with Orkut, we Miss you.
People who have account on Orkut can retrieve their data in future if want from Google as they safely keep their data in archieve. By such reactions we can conclude that Orkut will always in mind and heart of people. It never loose its popularity and trustworthiness.
Journey Of Orkut in Socail Networking Platform Before shutting Down:
01 September 7, 2004 – Google launched Orkut and have growth of 36% users
In 2006 – Orkut seen its Golden Time with 82% growth and 23.8 million users
In 2008 – Orkut redesign twice and with 61% growth, users start switching. Trend of facebook starts
In 2010 – approx 76% users left Orkut and switched to other social networking websites.
In 2011 – Question raised on Orkut for Hate Groups Controversy.