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Going Mobile: Orkut Launches Application; In.com Mobile Site, Email, InDrive

Orkut Launches Mobile Application Google owned Orkut has launched a Java based mobile application. The application allows users to upload photos, and also view scraps, friend updates and photo albums. According to Opera's State of the Mobile Web report, Orkut was the second most popular site in terms of unique users, and it has been in the top 3 for a very long time now*. The download is 495 kb in size, and Indian language versions of the application have not been launched: the app is available in only English and Portugese (targeting Brazil, another country where Orkut is very popular). I also logged in via Mobile, and Orkut doesn't appear to be promoting the app on its mobile site. A key feature in Orkut Mobile is that it allows users to call others from within the Orkut Application, by using their mobile…

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