Story of Orkut: Simply Amazing!
April 26, 2008 4:38am CST
Hi Mylotters! I don't orkut myself; it bores me to just scrap and add friends. Moreover, orkut has also become a great place for married people to fool around. However, someone from Mangalore Friends Group sent me this email about Orkut and it is so amazing that I felt like sharing it with you. I am attaching a photograph that I also got through email today. So read on and enjoy!! "A guy lost his girlfriend in a train accident.... but the gal's name nowhere appeared in the dead list. This guy grew up n became IT technical architect in his late 20?s, achievement in itself!!He hired developers from the whole globe and plan to make a software where he could search for his gf through the web.. Things went as planned... n he found her, after losing millions of dollars and 3 long years!!It was time to shut down the search operation, when the CEO of Google had a word with this guy n took over this application,This Software made a whopping 1 billion dollars profit in its first year,which we today know as ORKUT. The guy's name is ORKUT BUYUKKOTEN Yes its named after him only. Today he is paid a hefty sum by Google for the things we do like scrapping.He is expected to b the richest person by 2009. ORKUT BUYUKKOTEN today has 13 assistants to monitor his scrapbook & 8 to monitor his friends-list. He gets around 20,000 friend-requests a day & about 85,000 scraps!!!Some other Cool Facts about this guy:* He gets $12 from Google when every person registers to this website.* He also gets $10 when you add somebody as a friend.* He gets $8 when your friend's friend adds you as a friend & gets $6 if anybody adds you as friend in the resulting chain.* He gets $5 when you scrap somebody & $4 when somebody scraps you.* He also gets $200 for each photograph you upload on Orkut.* He gets $2.5 when you add your friend in the crush-list or in the hot-list.* He gets $2 when you become somebody's fan.* He gets $1.5 when somebody else becomes your fan.* He even gets $1 every time you logout of Orkut.* He gets $0.5 every time you just change your profile-photograph.* He also gets $0.5 every time you read your friend's scrap-book & $0.5 every time you view your friend's friend-list. ' WOW!!!"So, isn't it awesome! Wish all of us could earn like that!!Cheers and happy Mylotting