Instagram is adding an automatic text translation feature

After announcing that it has over 500 million users, has shared that it is working on a text translation feature that will go live next month. Once enabled, you’ll see a “See Translation” button that automatically translates text in posts, comments or bios to your preferred language. At launch, 24 languages will be supported, and while there isn’t a clear-cut timeline, the feature will be rolling out to all users globally within a month.

In the coming month, you’ll see a translation button on feed stories and profile bios written in languages different from your own. The community has grown faster and become more global than we ever imagined. And we’re excited that you’ll soon be able to understand the full story of a moment, no matter what language you speak. To learn more about translation on , check out

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The feature won’t be available for older comments, as Instagram has started using machine learnings to translate text recently.

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