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Crowdsourcing Translation

Crowdsourcing, also known as massive outsourcing or voluntary subcontracting, is outsourcing a task, that was traditionally done by an employee or a contractor, to a large group of people or a community through an open call. As of late, the Internet has used it to introduce and manage new projects. This is how it works: t

Facebook Translation Crowdsourcing

Social networking giant Facebook has taken a somewhat novel approach to providing its service in other languages. It is employing crowdsourcing, or community-based design, to take popular phrases from the site (tag a photo, nudge a friend) and translate Facebook into more than 65 other languages. When the Facebook applicati