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Twitter now supports right-to-left languages Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew, and Urdu

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If you read or communicate in Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew, or Urdu, Twitter now displays its content in these languages.

Twitter right-to-left
Twitter right-to-left

If you read or communicate in Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew, or Urdu, Twitter now displays its content in these languages. This support comes just a little over a month after Twitter first added these languages to the Twitter Translation Center, which looks for volunteers to translate and localize Twitter.com. The response to this request was pretty massive — 13,000 volunteers tackled the challenge of making these right-to-left languages accessible for users. The biggest challenge was content that contained both right-to-left and left-to-write language in the same tweet, but Twitter says that the new tools built by its engineering team should ensure that all tweets, links, hashtags, and numbers display as they should. Twitter says it now supports 28 languages, but the company is still looking for more translators if you're interested in helping.