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Twitter Makes Another International Move

BY Raphael Majma | Thursday, March 8 2012

Twitter now offers right-to-left language services for Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew, and Urdu reading users, it announced Tuesday.

The languages were added to the Twitter Translation Center nearly two months ago. Approximately 13,000 volunteers contributed by providing translations for the site and adapting the software for the respective language; the right-to-left service went live Tuesday.

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On Innovation, Social Change and Tech: TechSoup is Stirring the Pot

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, April 12 2011

Back in February, about 200 people gathered at Microsoft's Silicon Valley campus for an unusual gathering of non-profit leaders, funders, corporate donors, social media experts, capacity-building organizations and other ... Read More

Giving directions like the locals do

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, December 21 2009

Here's a neat little example of localization. Google found that people in India are often less likely to use proper street names when giving directions than they are to say "turn right at the water tank." And ... Read More