Hausa Language Is Now Part Of Facebook

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Hausa Language Is Now Part Of Facebook

Postby wikinaira » Sun Oct 02, 2016 3:35 am


Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg has added Hausa language, Fula, and two others, Maltese and Corsican to the social media platform, making it become available in more than 100 languages. Zuckerberg announced this expressing optimism that the addition has halted the disappearance of some of the added languages.

“Facebook is now available in more than 100 languages — with more than one billion people using a language other than English! Today we added Fula, Maltese and Corsican. Our community makes this possible.

Over the last decade, hundreds of thousands of people around the world have worked together to find the right translations for words and phrases in the Facebook interface.

Because the idea of a “Like” in English may mean something different in Arabic or Japanese,” he said.


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