Google AXES its SUCCESSFUL social network. Yes – we mean Orkut – Register

Google is killing Orkut, the web giant’s first and arguably most successful social network, which remains popular in Brazil and India but never really took off in the West. Worse still, the Mountain View company announced the move during the World Cup …
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