Facebook Prank


Facebook seemed to have optimized its community
translation model until pranksters interfered with its automated process. The popular social media site relies on the votes of its users and other volunteers to recommend the mostaccurate translations of common Facebook messaging, terms such
But it’s not so easy when your community decides to pull a prank on you! Recently, Turkish pranksters united
in joint effort—maybe just to make sure the Facebook QA team wasn’t falling asleep — to vote in some
inaccurate and rather offensive/funny translations. The translations went live for a very brief period. Perhaps Facebook is having second thoughts about its automated crowd sourcing method, or perhaps they’ll take
this prank as an opportunity to create something even more impressive.