A guy lost his girlfriend in a train accident....
but the gal's name nowhere appeared in the dead list. This guy
grew up n 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 gf through the web..
Things went as planned...
n he found her, after losing millions of dollars and 3 long years!! It was time 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 dollars profit in its first year,
which we today know as ORKUT . The guy's name is ORKUT BUYUKKOTEN Yes its named after him only. Today he is paid a hefty sum by Google for the things we do like scrapping.He is expected to b the richest person by 2009.. ORKUT BUYUKKOTEN today has 13 assistants to monitor his scrapbook & 8 to monitor his friends-list. He gets around 20,000 friend-requests a day & about 85,000 scraps!!! Some other Cool Facts about 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 & gets $6 if anybody adds you as friend in the resulting chain. * He gets $5 when you scrap somebody & $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 & $0.5 every time
you view your friend's friend-list. ' WOW!!!