So, here I was logging into Orkut (an initially promising social networking site popular in countries like India and Brazil; now as useless as Prez Obama) after a long time (months and months later… my last status update being in January!)

This message pops up on my home screen asking me if I would participate in a survey to make Orkut better! I almost had a tear in my eye realizing that my long asked wish (of giving Orkut people a piece of my mind) had come true!

Here’s what I wrote and I think most of you reading this would agree:

“Orkut stinks. I mean it guys! With all the expertise that Google has, I wonder how it has managed to hire complete jackasses (don’t turn your head… I am talking to you! All of you!) to look after a major social networking site like Orkut.

I mean people like the current administrators and members of design team are such rare gem that it makes me wanna spit on them and polish them with a dirty cloth till they shine brighter… but wait… coal doesn’t shine right?
Oh! But you don’t have to listen to my insults because you know what… you can sit back and relax while FACEBOOK constantly and endlessly kicks your ass, leaves you with hordes of sexually-frustrated men as ‘users’ who have nothing better to do than make fake profiles.
You’d be buried sooner than M.J. people, you hear me! So search for better jobs because this mistake called ORKUT (still beta isn’t it now?) is going down real soon!
Peace!”

For God’s sake men! It’s been there for more than five years and it’s still in a BETA (testing) phase! I mean, my nanny could design a site faster than that! Come the hell on….

As for Facebook, the one thing I like best about it is the sheer interactivity it has! I mean, the minute you publish (post) something up, it’s on the home page of all your friends (or community members) and you start getting their views on the issue. It’s as live as live can be!

Also, NO (and THANK GOD) it doesn’t have THEMES. It’s simple and cool. No strain on the eyes. Look where MYSPACE is headed with all that glitz on the user profile pages (an eye-sore if you ask most sane people)!

Also, Facebook has revolutionized the application space just as Apple has done with it’s App Store. It’s just everything you’d ever want to waste your time with and more!

So, I say this again: Put ORKUT to sleep Google, because social networking is much better done by Facebook than you ever could.

BUT THAT’s JUST ME! If you feel angry/f**d in d rear/happy/ecstatic after reading this article, do let me know by commenting below. Also, leaving your real email address might help you get to know more about what the girl/boy next door to you thinks about the whole thing!

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