1. Man arrested because of a Facebook mistranslation

    Man arrested because of a Facebook mistranslation

    Google asks users to tweak translations There is one letter’s difference between the Arabic phrase for "good morning to you all" and the Hebrew for "attack them", the report says. Facebook had automatically translated the post from Arabic, and no Arabic-speaking officer read it before making the arrest. The post also contained a picture of the man holding a cigarette standing next to a JCB.

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    1. Our problem is different than that of most of the standard places, mostly because of the type of language we see at Facebook.
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