15. TRUE STORY -ORKUT

social network Orkut founder - Orkut Buyukkokten
Social network Orkut founder - Orkut Buyukkokten

A boy lost his love in a train accident.... 

But her name nowhere listed in the dead list. This boy grew up and 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 LOVE through the web. 
His planned plan works... 
and he found her, after losing millions of dollars and 3 long years!! 

then he think 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 profit in its first year, which we today know as ORKUT . 

The guy's name is ORKUT BUYUKKOTEN. He is expected to the richest person by 2009. 


Some other Cool Facts abt 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 and gets $6  if anybody adds you as friend in the resulting chain. 
* He gets $5 when you scrap somebody and $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 and $0.5 everytime you view ur friend's friend-list.
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