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.Read More
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
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
BY Nancy Scola | Friday, December 4 2009