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Bringing down the language barrier
Tech at Meta
For billions of people around the world, language remains a major barrier to getting the most out of the internet. All the stuff that people like me take for granted when we go online — the ability to learn new things, or be entertained, or participate in global communities — simply doesn’t work very well for those who don’t speak one of the handful of languages that dominate the internet.
The digital language barrier: how does language shape your experience of the internet?
Does the language you speak online matter? The ability to communicate freely and access information are all promises woven into the big sell of internet connection. But how different is your experience if your mother tongue, for example, is Zulu rather than English? Tap the image below to explore the relationship between languages and the internet