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The Orkut launching a Hello social networking app in India

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launching a Hello social networking app in India.

The Orkut launching a Hello social networking app in India

As people vouch to delete Facebook in the wake of a massive data breach
scandal, Orkut Buyukkokten is a former Google employee who founded the
trendsetter social networking website Orkut.com more than a decade ago on
Wednesday launching a new social network & Hello in India.

Built mainly for the new mobile generation, &  Hello brings people together
around their interests to create positive, meaningful, authentic connections
and sustained social engagement, the company says in a statement.

We designed Hello to help you make connections in the real world. It’s a
social network built on loves not likes and I am delighted to say & Hello to India
once again & said Buyukkokten, now the CEO of San Francisco-based Hello
Network Inc.Orkut

The Orkut app, currently available in Brazil with nearly one million downloads, was in
the beta test mode in India for the past several months.

Test users spent over 320 minutes each month on the app, thus, reflecting the
popularity of the sport, entertainment, devotion and technology in India.

According to its website, Hello Network is finding by Buyukkokten and a small
group of ex-Google engineers.

Headquartered in San Francisco and with a development office in Mountain
View, California, the company has grown to a team of 20.

Today’s online networks force people to treat each other differently from how
they will behave face-to-face technology should help us become more
understanding, more optimistic, kinder and better people, the Orkut founder
is adding.

According to a PTI report, when asked about the monetization model,
Buyukkokten says the company did not have to sell the user data to get
revenues. “When a user signs up, they are asking on five things that they are
passionating on and then get recommendations that are non-intrusive.

We also ensure that every advertiser has a profile on hello for greater
accountability,” PTI quoting him as saying. Hello also doesn’t share user
information with third-party apps.

The Orkut app is available on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

Orkut was owned and operated by Google and is naming after its creator,
Orkut Buyukkokten.

Google shut down Orkut in the year of September 30, 2014.

Interestingly, when the delete Facebook campaign began, Anand Mahindra,
chairman of Mahindra Group floating with the idea of alternative social media
platforming.

The billionaire businessman is taking to Twitter to share his thoughts of
having a social networking company that is ‘widely owning, professionally
manage and willingly regulating.’ He also expressed his interest in investing
seed capital if any entrepreneurs were interested in something similar.

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networking app in India.

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