Bookmarking sites going Multilingual

Bookmarking sites going Multilingual

“Our goal in developing Kontrib is to show how current language technologies can help to build and increase the dialogue across societies in spite of language barriers,” said Kirti Vashee, vice president of worldwide sales and marketing at Language Weaver, as his company launched the world’s first multilingual social bookmarking site: Kontrib.

Launched just two months ago and still in beta mode, Kontrib is the first news bookmarking site to accept news, offer user interfaces and integrate automated translation of stories in languages other than English, including French, Spanish and Arabic. Currently, 65% of the site’s users come from countries other than the United States, and traffic on the site has increased almost 3,500 percent since its launch.

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Katia Reed

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