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With so much going on in our industry from the tech, to the translators, to M&A activity, it can be tough to pinpoint a single source of truth for all of your localization news. Relying only on one source means you’re bound to miss something.In an attempt to help you stay up-to-date with all things localization, we want to call out a handful of Twitter accounts you can follow to get your fill of industry content, discussions and updates in real-time; wherever and whenever you want it.
Slator News is one of the best resources for everything and anything translation. Respected as one of the leading outlets for industry related content, @slatornews takes a journalistic approach to sharing both educational and factual pieces on industry trends, updates on loc focused companies, and breakthroughs in translation tech.
Localization News aggregates content shared about localization from all over the web. From pieces written for academia to blog posts written by translators themselves – you’ll never have a shortage of daily industry-related content with this account.
A favorite here at Lilt HQ, Translation Talk is known for being rotationally curated by translators and interpreters around the world. The project was founded by Jost Zetzsche and Alex Dreschel – two highly respected translators in their field. The content in on the @translationtalk feed gives unique insight into the lives and careers of translation professionals across the globe.
The American Translation Society is the largest professional association in the US and is home to over 11,000 translation professionals in over 100 countries. The ATA twitter handle does a wonderful job at sharing all sorts of human-interest pieces that have to do with localization – from fun facts to interviews.
When thinking about influential figures in the translation world, Jost Zetzsche is a name to know. @Jeromobot is a professional author, producer and translator, who is highly respected within the translator community. His twitter persona Jeromobot, pictured below, is proclaimed the “patron saint of the modern translator” and he shares insights, musings, articles and other industry news on his twitter feed on the daily.
As an added bonus, we’re hosting a webinar with Jost on December 6th. Jost will be introducing The Language Technology Wiki. Register here to save your seat!
We are admittedly biased. On our Twitter feed, we share content from Lilt Labs that deal with all things localization – from the additional benefits of localizing beyond revenue, to ways you can improve you loc project management skill set. Beyond our own content, we share insights, stories and research on the latest trends in our industry, interesting technological advancements and even our favorite neural MT videos. Hit that follow button so you never miss a beat!