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As the beta period rolls on, we are picking up new users and getting feedback on how to improve the site. To aid providing feedback on the services offered the new feedback tab makes it easy to suggest changes. I'll be using the most voted items on the feedback page to prioritize changes so use the voting system to request the changes you most want.

That said, two new changes were rolled to production last night. First, support for 15 new languages for the language translation feature:

chinese (tradditional)

The new languages multiply the real time interactions that can occur on the system in any free numeroom. The original vision of breaking down language barriers in order to expedite communication and understanding between people all over the world is quickly being realized thanks to the use of the efficient distributed algorithm that makes this feature possible. The combination of timeline events, file sharing and security makes a numeroom an ideal place to convene all your online friends , business associates and customers. For businesses, the guest customer service allows guests to select their language and implicitly translate the agent language to their own for the new languages seamlessly.

Secondly, a bug which caused premature session time outs for guests has been fixed.
I am busy plotting launching an ad campaign using the previously mentioned magpie twitter third party site that should enable me to reach out to collaboration minded users of that service. I'll be posting on the how that proceeds in posts to come. Stay tuned.


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