21 09 2020
Reddit embraces new changes, includes auto translation features
Apollo, a beautiful Reddit app built for fast navigation with an incredibly powerful set of features, keeps updating for better features. For instance, you as a regular Redditer would know that there are features like the Jump Bar, fully customizable gestures, and a super-charged Media Viewer, etc. that make browsing Reddit an amazing experience. Now, it has added several new features including of auto translation feature where it is expected to help users from non-English speaking lands.
According to various reports published in various news websites, the new feature added to version 1.9 of the Apollo for Reddit app is built-in translation for posts in different languages. Reading further you come to know that in the new feature you can translate any post with just a tap. Additionally, as the update also features a faster subreddit selector, users get an auto-complete window that makes the process of adding a subreddit to a filter easier and more intuitive.
Demand for Translation in the popular social media forum
Reddit is an American social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website which have been in existence for more than one and half decades. Here the registered members submit content to the site such as links, text posts, and images, which are then voted up or down by other member. A major issue with Reddit is that most of the content is in English language. However, as the users from world around are frequenting it regularly, there is huge demand for translated content.
Needless to say the popular Apollo for Reddit iOS app updated with great new features for Reddit users would help the users find the content suitable as they now can translate in their language. Apart from translation, features like crossposting, image flair, fast subreddit selector, and much more to the app have also been added for greater user-experience. Over a decade’s time, Reddit has emerged as one of the most popular discussion forums where you can share your views anonymously.
Other Features in Apollo for Reddit iOS
Whereas the added feature of ‘translation’ going to help the users a lot, the features like enhancements to the media viewer, including the option to save and share GIFs, improved video playback, etc. too are expected to contribute to the better user-experience. Users have long been asking for crossposting support, which allows them to take an existing Reddit post and repost it to a similar subreddit. With this feature in the kitty, users are going to love the new updates.
Lastly, since Reddit is home to a diverse set of communities, but sometimes it’s tricky to understand what’s being said if the conversation is in a language you’re not familiar with. However, with the feature of Translation, it would become easy to communicate and discuss.