Google announced the Orkut app after the announcement of their updated version of Google Maps for Android devices.
Orkut is one of the most popular social-networks, mainly in Brazil and India. Since the past two months, Orkut has been making a lot of news by adding new features. First photo-tagging, drag and drop, SMS notifications and now with photo-uploading features for mobile users.
The mobile version (m.orkut.com) of Orkut was launched back in April, and has been widely adopted by users. It offers all the basic Orkut features like messages, profiles, scrapbooks, photos etc.