Twitter testing automated tweet translation characteristic

San Francisco, August 12

Twitter has kicked off a take a look at with a small group of customers throughout iOS and Android in Brazil that mechanically interprets tweets which might be in a language they might not be capable of learn.

“To make it easier to understand the conversations you follow on Twitter, we’re experiencing an automatic translation for Tweets in other languages that appear on your homepage,” the corporate stated in a press release. 

The translation is already a characteristic of Twitter, nevertheless it’s not automated. The platform at the moment helps inline translations, so customers can click on on any tweet written in a unique language to translate it.

If the first language of the person is ready to English inside Twitter, all different Tweets in numerous languages could have a Translate button.

However, with the brand new characteristic, customers in Brazil will see English-language tweets which have been mechanically translated to Brazilian Portuguese, moderately than having to manually decide to translate it themselves.

Twitter can be engaged on a brand new characteristic the place the customers will be capable of view retweets with quotes (previously often known as retweets with feedback) on every of their posts.

The ‘quote retweets’ will now seem as “Quotes” underneath tweets, with their very own counter, much like how the variety of retweets and likes are displayed. — IANS

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