And so I never liked going for it. Facebook erased identity of a person who had big trail of friends – a well known guy over Internet.
I would say, trust open source, trust any damn company for the services if you can’t afford them but always keep backup of your data. And if that company/website doesn’t provide backup facility, better think twice. After all, it is still called a bubble.
For me, still better if I stick to Orkut for some more time specially when still I am getting good words from friends no matter how much Orkut has annoyed me. It helps.
Better you also join DataPortability.org.