• Tu and Twitter: Is it the end for 'vous' in French?

    It seems that the informal nature of social media is having a corrosive effect on the formal form of you in languages such as French, Spanish and German. The BBC News Magazine highlights the problem a...

    READ MORE | 10 Sep 2012

  • Twitter's New Translation Centre

    Fancy doing a bit of translation? Twitter has created a new Translation Center to harness crowdsourcing to provide local versions of its interface in more languages. Twitter is looking for translators...

    READ MORE | 18 Feb 2011

  • Twitter Dictionary

    This is fun:, a wiki-style language portal, has created a real-time translation dictionary Twitter app. Follow dictionary on Twitter (@babladict), send a tweet in the form of an @ mentio...

    READ MORE | 18 Feb 2010