Orkut added different colours choices for the users profiles.
While previously working for Affinity Engines, he had developed a similar system, In Circle, intended for use by university alumni groups.
In late June 2004, Affinity Engines filed suit against Google, claiming that Büyükkökten and Google had based Orkut on In Circle code.
The website was named after its creator, Google employee Orkut Büyükkökten.
Orkut was one of the most visited websites in India and Brazil in 2008.
Orkut was a social networking website owned and operated by Google.