Type of site
|micro-blogging and photo sharing|
|Owner||Rohea and Nemein|
|Alexa rank||914,364 (April 2014[update])|
Qaiku was a micro-blogging and lifestreaming service comparable to Twitter and Jaiku. It allowed users to post short text or picture messages that other users can then comment. In comparison to Twitter and Jaiku, Qaiku had a multilingual focus, with all messages marked and searchable based on their language. It was shut down on October 15, 2012.
On July 29, 2009 translation of the website to new languages was opened to external contributors to enhance the multilingual appeal of the site.
On September 21, 2012, Qaiku announced that it would be shutting down on October 15, 2012, for a variety of reasons.
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