The True Story Behind Orkut….
Born: 6th Feb 1976 in Konya,Turkey
Current Residene: Mountain View,California
Orkut BuyukkoktenÂ 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, achievemnt in
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 dollar profit in its first year, which we today know as Orkut.
Some Cool Facts About This Guy:
- He gets $12 frm 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 anybodyÂ adds you as friend in the resulting chain.Â
- 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.
- Â 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 everytimeÂ you view ur friend’s friend-list.
FATHER OF ORKUT–Buyukkokten