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Twitter Now in Dutch and Indonesian, More Languages to Come

In Tech Digest by Hannah Johnson

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By Hannah Johnson

Twitter is now available in Dutch and Indonesian as of Monday, thanks to a crowd-sourced team of volunteers who translated Twitter’s applications, support pages and home page.

Volunteer translators can sign up via Twitter’s Translation Center to contribute to translations of Twitter’s apps and pages.

Twitter is now available in 11 languages: Dutch, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish, and Turkish.

Filipino and Malay up next, according to the company blog. Given the power of social media for authors to promote their works, whether self-published or traditionally published, more languages means more authors can reach readers in their native languages.

About the Author

Hannah Johnson

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Hannah Johnson is the Publisher of Publishing Perspectives. Before joining PP in 2009, she worked as Project Manager at the German Book Office New York.