Anuradha ShettyAug 20, 2013 15:50:34 IST
It is now possible to translate posts and comments on Google+ with Google Translate right there, reveals the Google’s Ed Chi in a post.
It is not uncommon for users to find public posts and comments on Google+ that isn’t in their language, and each time that happens now, a “Translate” link will show up underneath the text. Clicking on the link will translate the given text in-line, while clicking on “Show original text” will bring back the original post.
Here's an example!
Chi elaborates: “The Google Translate team is always working to make information more accessible to individuals around the world. In Google+ this means bringing people together regardless of their written language, and breaking down language barriers that can limit the exchange of ideas.”
As most would know, Facebook already allows its users to view translated versions of those comments that are in a language foreign to them, powered by Bing. When users come across such comments on the site, they can spot a "See Translation" link at the bottom of the comment. Clicking this link allows users to view the translated version underneath, and the original version stays as is.
If you do not spot this feature right away on your desktop, stay patient. The feature is being gradually rolled out on the desktop.
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