Facebook is offering its unique translation tool, which taps into the idea of "crowdsourcing" in using human translators, for use with other web sites, reports the New York Times. Back in January 2008, Facebook was available only in English. That's when the company introduced a new translation tool that allowed its members to do the hard work of translating the site into their native languages. As a result, Facebook is now available in 65 languages, and a majority of its users are overseas. On Oct. 1, Facebook will make that translation tool available to other sites. The new program is...

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