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Facebook to add automated translation services for posts

With over 750 million accounts, Facebook users span nearly every country in the world -and it has been ranked as the 7th most populated country in the world.  It was recently valued at 65,000 million US$. Not bad for a company that lets people chat and share pictures at its basic level, and that connects at its highest. It sucess has brought shadows to other online companies such as Yahoo!, which had to fire its MD Carol Bartz by phone, as the company struggles to keep up with other online giants. Facebook faces a common “problem” many large countries do:  multilinguism (if you consider that a problem) or rather the fact that it holds communities which do not interact with each other as there is a language barrier (that is a problem in the real world and in the digital world). However, according to an Inside Facebook post on 2nd […]