It can also translate messages written in 50 languages.
The app was initially rolled out to a small preview group.
They comment on each others' Facebook photos and status updates and "friend" each others' "friends," enforcing the impression that their activities, feelings and networks aren't actually so divided. What I share with these pending long-distancers is that to whom I have talked has heard the same things from their loved ones.
They chat on Skype -- and yes, they have Skype sex, too. Because still -- despite the texts and Facebook wall posts and BBMs and Skype sex dates -- we have stubbornly held on to this toxic idea that long-distance relationships are simply to fail. If you're consistently enjoying Skype sex more than real sex...
They text quick updates and thoughts and words of love throughout their days and nights.They form "book clubs" over email and Facebook, reading the same books and discussing them at regular intervals. They communicate constantly via Black Berry Messenger.They watch a DVD at the exact same time and chat about it on their cell phones. " Nothing like a self-fulfilling prophecy to kill a good thing before it even begins.They are trusting their love and, in the case of burgeoning relationships, their early connections, and they are defying the conventional wisdom and building strong partnerships anyway. We're lucky to now have all these tools at our fingertips.
Just ask Billy, Chynna and their Internet service provider.
Skype’s translation feature uses machine learning — computers that are built to acquire knowledge like humans, so that they get smarter as time goes on.