Facebook Goes German

March 2008
Red Herring;3/3/2008, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports that social networking site Facebook is now being offered in the German language. The German version of the site was made possible when more than 2,000 German speaking Facebook members volunteered to translate the site from English to German in under two weeks. German is Facebook's third language, as volunteers translated a version of the site into Spanish early in February 2008. Facebook has more than a million active users in German-speaking countries, according to Matt Cohler, Facebook's vice president of product management.


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