Google has mentioned that Orkut, its social netowrking site focused on primarily Brazil and Indian users will co-exisist with Google+, its recent social networking project which is in invite only mode at the moment.
Over time, Google plans to integrate both social networks to create a service that would be accessible to users around the globe. Orkut launched in 2004, and has been the primary social networks in India and Brazil. Google does not have any plans to shut down the service, and has mentioned that it will continue to invest in the product. Read More