Orkut introduced a new redesigned homepage at the end of October 2009. The new Orkut as its users like to call it is currently invite only meaning that only those Orkut users who received an invitation to join might do so.
Update: Google retired the Orkut social network.
Everyone else is left with the old Orkut page for now unless they can find a way to get an invite for the new Orkut page. Fortunately for them, there is a very simply and straightforward way of receiving an invitiation for the new version of Orkut.
All they need to do is to join the new Orkut community at Orkut which will hand out an invitation to the redesigned Orkut interface to the user after the joining.
The new Orkut community page can be accessed here. Just log into Orkut first and click on the join link in the left sidebar afterwards to join the Orkut community.
Some Orkut users might be wondering if the redesign is worth out trying right now, here are the main changes in comparison to the old Orkut design:
The request to join the new community is pending until a moderator of the community approves it. This can take a few hours, sometimes even longer. It is still one of the fastest ways of being able to access the new Orkut design unless you know someone who could send you an invite directly.
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