The spanking new version of Orkut is the latest buzz among Orkut lovers. And why not, because of redesigned version that not only looks awesome but this time Orkut developers have concentrated on performance as fewer pages, faster browsing are implemented in this new design.
New Streamlined version of Orkut is on Facebook Footprints
Orkut has had strongest markets of India and Brazil. So, The race among major social networks like Facebook & FriendFeed is getting more close. In September, Orkut attracted 51 million unique visitors across the world, down from 54.5 million in July, according to comScore.
Facebook is about six times larger than Orkut worldwide, and even Twitter recently surpassed it with 58.4 million global visitors just to Twitter.com
Major Improvements & Changes new Orkut are:
Simpler and faster
Lesser page clicking & faster access of pages.
Larger pictures, easier to access notifications, targeted friend suggestions, and key updates closer to the top of your homepage.
Fast photo uploads and photo sharing
Select multiple photos and upload them 3x faster.
State your status! & customize your profile and homepage with your choice of 5 colors.
Face-to-face just got a lot easier, new video chat feature rolls in.
Friends’ updates on your homepage
Inline comments for status messages, photos and videos, plus easy to use inline video play.
So, what do you think this redesign on orkut can put more challenges to major social networking sites like Facebook & Friendfeed? Would this new streamlined Orkut will attract a larger social network now?
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