Tag: Twitter

Algospeak: a new language to circumvent AI-powered content moderation

Recently, social media saw the birth of a whole new language coined Algospeak, employing code words and phrases to prevent posts from being removed, demoted in rank, or demonetized by automated content moderation systems. 

Facebook goes “meta,” internet has a field day

Meanwhile, Portuguese-speaking internet users got to have a laugh over the fact that “meta” is the imperative form of a verb with the colloquial meaning “to have intercourse.”

Indian Social Media Platform Promotes Multilingualism

Koo, an Indian microblogging social media platform that was launched in late 2019, has announced that it is currently looking to expand the social...

Weekly Shorts | May 7, 2021

Portuguese Diplomat Pushes for Official Language Status at United Nations Portugal’s minister of foreign affairs, Augusto Santos Silva, said in a press conference that he...

Weekly Shorts | January 22, 2021

TransPerfect revenue up 11.5 percent TransPerfect has announced a 2020 year-end revenue of 852 million USD. This is a roughly 11.5 percent increase over 2019's...

Automatic Translation Could Come to Twitter

Twitter has announced that it will expand its translation feature by testing automatic translation with a small group of users in Brazil. The social...

Et Vous, @Brute?

Great article, courtesy of the BBC News online magazine, called Tu and Twitter. It is the end for  'Vous' In French? highlights the social...

The Story of #IMS211: Twitter Event

A shout-out for #ims211. How to describe? A Twitter conversation between fanbois, students, developers, journalists, and others on the subject of games, instigated by...

Saint Patrick and Twitter

Just love this story on ReadWriteWeb: Using Twitter to Preserve Minority Languages. It's about Indigenoustweets.com,  launched on Saint Patrick's Day by Professor Kevin Scannell...