Google Is Going To Shutdown Orkut On 30 September 2014

Google Is Going To Shutdown Orkut on 30 September 2014. Orkut is social networking website and its most popular in Brazil. But now Google has decided to shutdown Orkut on 30 September and none of the user can create account by July 2014. Users can take archive by Google Takeaway. Orkut was launched at 10 years ago and at the same year Facebook was launched but Orkut failed to create its place on top Social Network website. Google is currently running Google + social networking website and have 540 million active users and the company doesn't get much profit by running Orkut service.

Google said, "If you don't want your posts or name to be included in the community archive, you can remove Orkut permanently from your Google account,".

Orkut said in the blog,

We will shut down Orkut on September 30, 2014. Until then, there will be no impact on current Orkut users, to give the community time to manage the transition. People can export their profile data, community posts and photos using Google Takeout (available until September 2016). Starting today, it will not be possible to create a new Orkut account.

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