Orkut is a social networking site created by Google. It is named after its creator Orkut Büyükkökten. Orkut is hosted and managed by Google Brazil, reflecting the popularity of the service with the locals of that country. Nearly half of those using the Orkut service are Brazilian, followed closely by those from India. Orkut is available in 48 languages.
Orkut is ranked as one of the top 100 web sites by Alexa.
This guide reviews some of the popular mobile applications available for social networks such as Orkut, as well as exploring some of the security implications and vulnerabilities that Orkut can expose its users to.
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