After Picasa, Orkut has been integrated with Picnik enabling users to edit photos in their Orkut albums.
Just open any photo in your orkut photo albums and click on the “Edit in Picnik” button above it. Picnik will load right inside of orkut. You can do basic fixes with easy but powerful editing tools, tweak and add oodles of effects, fonts, shapes, frames and more [source].
After losing to Facebook in India, Orkut has been adding interesting features like Orkut Badges etc. in order to engage users and provide better value proposition – but the fact of the matter remains that Orkut isn’t a great brand to be associated with anymore (How many Googlers use Orkut as compared to Facebook?).