Not that Orkut matters anymore, but I find it amusing that they're following Yahoo's lead and converting Orkut to use their standard Google Login.

I guess they're trying to be a little bit more like Yahoo every day.

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Posted by jzawodn at September 21, 2005 11:03 AM

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# Mike said:

OTOH, Yahoo is trying to be more like Google but has a ways to go:

on September 21, 2005 11:39 AM
# Gregor J. Rothfuss said:

What I think is going to be more interesting is once Google starts to only allow accounts that have an attached identity token (SMS to the account holder's mobile, small charge to their credit card, etc). I predict Yahoo will require this too before long.

on September 21, 2005 01:58 PM
# Jon Gales said:

Orkut is still pretty huge in Brazil. Intersting how things like that happen, but since it's invite only it makes sense to follow human networks. I'm a fan of Yahoo's ID system and am glad to see Google following suit.

on September 21, 2005 02:07 PM
# Mookie Kong said:

Google is starting to really look like a follower than an innovator...

on September 21, 2005 04:17 PM
# Chris said:

I like reading your blog for the insights and new tech you cover.

That said, I think your jabbing at Google just sounds lame and doesn't add any value.

Stick to what you do best - writing about tech.

on September 21, 2005 07:15 PM
# Sumeet said:

They are copying us, big time! :P

[PS: I joined Y! Bangalore a month back, and your blog has been quite an inspiration. :) ]

on September 22, 2005 01:08 PM
# Ravi Dronamraju said:

It's been quite annoying to me recently that i can't get to gmail from or find links to google talk or blog search. I wish they put out links to all their products on their home page. Now that everyone knows that they are going to be copying yahoo!, they should just go ahead and set up their home page like yahoo! home page.

on September 22, 2005 04:50 PM
# nikhil said:

it is 2 Good for those who are forget their Id's or who is having problem at submitting at orkut home

on September 12, 2006 04:33 AM
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