About the "Orkut share" bookmarklet

The "Orkut share" bookmarklet makes it easy to share great content you find on the web with your friends. Just add the "Orkut share" bookmarklet to your internet browser bookmarks bar. Then, when you find something cool, just click the bookmarklet and share the webpage with your friends on Orkut.

See how it works



Google Chrome users


Share on orkut

Looks like you're using Google Chrome. To add the "Orkut share" bookmarklet, simply drag this button on the left to your Bookmarks toolbar. Once added, the bookmarklet on your browser will look like this:

Google Chrome bookmarklet

From now on you can click the bookmarklet every time you want to share the current webpage with your friends on Orkut.

If you can't see the bookmarks toolbar, click the Chrome menu ("Customize") and select Always show bookmarks bar (or press Ctrl + B).

Mozilla Firefox users


Share on orkut

Looks like you're using Firefox. To add the "Orkut share" bookmarklet, simply drag this button on the left to your Bookmarks toolbar. Once added, the bookmarklet on your browser will look like this:

Firefox bookmarklet

From now on you can click the bookmarklet every time you want to share the current webpage with your friends on Orkut.

If you can't see the bookmarks toolbar, click the View menu on the top of your browser, open the Toolbars section and check the Bookmarks toolbar option.

Internet Explorer users


Share on orkut

Looks like you're using Internet Explorer. To add the "Orkut share" bookmarklet, simply right-click on this button on the left and choose Add to favorites. In the "Create in" field select the Favorites bar. Once added, the bookmarklet on your browser will look like this:

Internet Explorer bookmarklet

From now on you can click the bookmarklet every time you want to share the current webpage with your friends on Orkut.

If you can't see the bookmarks toolbar, click the View menu on the top of your browser, open the Toolbars section and check the Favorites bar or Links option.

Apple Safari users


Share on orkut

Looks like you're using Safari. To add the "Orkut share" bookmarklet, simply drag this button on the left to your Bookmarks toolbar. Once added, the bookmarklet on your browser will look like this:

Safari bookmarklet

From now on you can click the bookmarklet every time you want to share the current webpage with your friends on Orkut.

If you can't see the bookmarks toolbar, click the View menu on the top of your browser and select Show bookmarks bar (or press Shift + Command + B).


Share on orkut

To add the "Orkut share" bookmarklet to your browser, simply add this button on the left to your Bookmarks toolbar. From now on you can click the bookmarklet every time you want to share the current webpage with your friends on Orkut.

If you can't see the bookmarks toolbar, open the View menu and check Show bookmarks bar (or similar).

Looks like your current internet browser is not fully supported for Orkut. Take a few moments to install a supported browser -- it's always free to download and you'll get a better experience on Orkut.

Once you click the bookmarklet you'll see a preview of the content that you're about to post to Orkut. You'll also have an option to automatically create a promotion to your friends (using Orkut promote) with the content you are sharing. Once posted, the content will appear in the friends updates section for your friends and in the my updates section for you. A promotion will also be created, if you've selected the option.

Instructions for other browsers

Google Chrome

Share on orkut

If you're using Google Chrome, simply drag this button on the left to your Bookmarks toolbar. Once added, the bookmarklet on your browser will look like this:

Google Chrome bookmarklet

From now on you can click the bookmarklet every time you want to share the current webpage with your friends on Orkut.

If you can't see the bookmarks toolbar, click the wrench menu ("Customize") and select Always show bookmarks bar (or press Ctrl + B).

Mozilla Firefox

Share on orkut

If you're using Firefox, simply drag this button on the left to your Bookmarks toolbar. Once added, the bookmarklet on your browser will look like this:

Firefox bookmarklet

From now on you can click the bookmarklet every time you want to share the current webpage with your friends on Orkut.

If you can't see the bookmarks toolbar, click the View menu on the top of your browser, open the Toolbars section and check the Bookmarks toolbar option.

Internet Explorer (IE)

Share on orkut

If you're using Internet Explorer, right-click on this button on the left and choose Add to favorites. In the "Create in" field select the Favorites bar. Once added, the bookmarklet on your browser will look like this:

Internet Explorer bookmarklet

From now on you can click the bookmarklet every time you want to share the current webpage with your friends on Orkut.

If you can't see the bookmarks toolbar, click the View menu on the top of your browser, open the Toolbars section and check the Favorites bar or Links option.

Apple Safari

Share on orkut

If you're using Safari, simply drag this button on the left to your Bookmarks toolbar. Once added, the bookmarklet on your browser will look like this:

Safari bookmarklet

From now on you can click the bookmarklet every time you want to share the current webpage with your friends on Orkut.

If you can't see the bookmarks toolbar, click the View menu on the top of your browser and select Show bookmarks bar (or press Shift + Command + B).


Deleting a content you shared

When you share a webpage with your friends on Orkut, this content will be in your my updates section, which you can delete anytime. Simply go to your Orkut homepage, click my updates and delete any entry by clicking the trash bin icon ("delete"). If you also selected to promote the same content using Orkut promote, you can visit your promotions page, click my promotions and stop or delete the promotion.


Why some of your friends are not seeing the content you shared?

The "Orkut share" bookmarklet helps you share webpages with your friends. However, some of them may not see every content your shared because there are limits on the activities that show up in their friends updates section, as well as on the number of promotions you can run.


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