WeChat Mistranslates National Flags into Bizarre Phrases

A flaw on WeChat went viral on Tuesday involving national flags and some pretty bizarre translations.

by Ryan Gandolfo, 17 December 2019

Explainer: Mao Zedong or Mao Tse-tung? We Have the Answer

On paper, the Great Helmsman hasn't always had the same name.

by Jesse Pottinger, 26 August 2019

WeChat Translation Glitch Involving Celebs Goes Viral

Some of China’s most popular celebrities went viral yesterday, March 3, after a glitch in WeChat’s translation software misinterpreted certain English words when translating them...

by Ryan Gandolfo, 04 March 2019

Beijing Calls On Citizens to Report Signage Errors

Calling all grammar nerds – grab your figurative red pens and your meticulous eye for detail: Beijing just launched a citywide quest for translation fails.

by Valerie Osipov, 11 April 2018

WeChat in Racism Storm, Translates 'Black Foreigner' into N-Word

WeChat is facing backlash over its translation software.

by That's, 11 October 2017

You Can Now Use the Google Translate App Without a VPN

No more questionable Chinese-English translations from WeChat and Baidu​!

by Bridget O'Donnell, 29 March 2017

Book Review: Ken Liu - Invisible Planets

13 daring "visions of the future," held back by clunky characterization.

by Bailey Hu, 04 March 2017

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