Facebook now lets everyone translate posts to any language they want

To help its users reach a more global audience, Facebook is rolling out a tool that lets you distribute posts in different languages. According to Facebook, about 50 percent of its community speaks a language other than English — and most don’t speak each other’s native language. To help those people get information and discuss events, it built its own tool for translating post text. Already available for Pages, the tool is now being distributed to individual users as well. Using machine learning, it simply reads your original post, then translates it to any language you select. Machine learning and user friendly It doesn’t show all text to all users, either. If I write a post in English, and choose to have it translated to Spanish, only users who have…


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