"Social Networking" sites
merijnb at iloquent.com
Thu Apr 24 16:12:33 BST 2008
Quoting Spiros Denaxas (spiros at lokku.com):
> > Depends whom you ask. Ask a Brazilian or Indian and you'd likely get
> > "very important" :-)
> You are absolutely right. Orkut is in fact #4 in India according to
> Alexa's distorted reality representation:
> I was'nt aware that it was _that_ important to be honest and from time
> to time I was wondering if anybody actually uses it or not :)
It's even bigger in Brazil:
Advertising IRL there gives out Orkut names, not URLs.
Similarly in .nl you're nobody until you're part of the hyve:
The non english web is quite large.
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