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In a move that very few companies can make, Twitter announced today the release of their new (crowdsourced) Translation Center, a product that will allow users to translate the Twitter interface (for free). As the Twitter team says in the blog post, crowdsourced translations are not new for them, since... Read more →


Cloudwords, a new start-up based in San Francisco, was launched officially yesterday. Backed by a selected group of investors, including Marc Benioff, Founder and CEO of Salesforce, the Cloudwords platform offers companies with translation needs the option to manage their translations online, and also to find new, competitive translation services... Read more →


The global growth of Twitter is impressive, especially if we acknowledge the fact that the figures presented by ComScore in their press release only include web users visiting twitter.com, and do *not* include users on clients and applications. Just for fun, you can check the latest tweets directly on a... Read more →


Interesting approach by Plurk, a small microblogging rival to Twitter, which is acquiring users in Asia by offering their service in local languages. Plurk has invested heavily in a strategy where crowdsourcing their translations seems to be key. Nevertheless, audience numbers still, and increasingly favor Twitter around the world, which... Read more →