Google To Test SMS Feature In Orkut Brazil

The Google Blog announced that Google will be launching a new feature for Orkut users that use Claro as their mobile provider in Brazil. The feature will enable users of Orkut to SMS message their Orkut friends from their mobile phones. The details on exactly how this is done, is not exactly clear. But if you do receive a “scrap” message from a friend and it has the word “mobile” next to the friend’s name, then it was sent via mobile phone (via Orkut help).

Related Topics: Channel: Social | Google: Mobile | Google: Orkut | Google: Outside US | Search Engines: Social Search Engines

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