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How Language-Learning App ‘Duolingo’ Crowdsources Its Content

Duolingo, one of the world's most popular language-learning apps, has a revolutionary way of serving up millions of sentences to its users per day: "turning the online crowd into the basis of the business model." A new report from Quartz explains how Duolingo, a freemium language-learning platform primarily used on mobile devices, creates, curates, and monitors its content through...

Duolingo Adds Mandarin Support to Language Library

Online language learning company Duolingo has added a Mandarin course to its library. With more than one billion speakers, Mandarin is the most popular language on the planet, but it's also on one of the hardest to learn. English speakers will learn the language's characters as well as the four tones of Mandarin, with lessons structured by themes...

How to Learn Japanese on iPhone? Duolingo for iOS Now Makes it Possible

If you want to learn a new language on your iPhone, Duolingo makes it fun and easy to do so. The iOS app’s latest 5.1.0 update now brings support for users to learn Japanese, in what the developers are saying as “the most requested course in Duolingo’s five-year history!" The update will teach English speakers...

Duolingo Goes Social With Latest ‘Language Clubs’ Update

Duolingo, the popular language learning platform, is gaining new social functionalities with its latest update. The update comes at a ripe time as more and people will probably look to learn new languages as part of their New Year resolutions. The new feature, released today, is worth checking out if you’re going to be traveling […]

Duolingo for iPhone Adds Chat Bots to Help Learn a New Language

If you want to learn a new language, Duolingo for iOS has always made it easy, simple and fun. The app’s latest 5.0 update however, makes it even better, as now chat bots are available to help you practice with conversations (iPhone version only so far). For now, bots are available for French, Spanish and...