Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Facebook for Quebecois French

A French-language setting has been available on Facebook since last year, but many Canadian francophone users wanted a version that better reflected Quebec French.

French-Canadian platform uses terms familiar to Quebecers such as "CÉGEP" and "école secondaire" to refer to post-secondary college and high school.

Facebook created an application to allow users to submit translation suggestions for the site. More than 1,200 people offered their suggestions.

Read the full article on CBC.ca:
Facebook now available 'en bon quebecois'