What is the Love Your Language campaign?

Love Your Language is Google’s way of empowering the communities to build high quality translations online for their languages using the Google Translate Community Tool so that native and non-native speakers can appreciate the language better.

Is Love Your Language in the Philippines a contest?

No, it is not. Google is encouraging Filipinos to help improve the translation of Filipino and Cebuano languages online at their own leisure. But Google will recognize the top contributors in the country at the end of the month because their effort will surely bring better representation to these languages online, and they want to honor them for that.

Do I have to be in the Philippines to be part of this program?

No, you can be anywhere in the world. If you want your contribution to count towards the submissions coming from the Philippines, sign up here. Otherwise, you can use the Google Translate Community Tool without registering.

Do I have to sign in using a Gmail account to use the Google Translate Community Tool?

Yes. If you don’t have a Gmail account, you can sign up for one here.

Can I use different Gmail accounts to translate?

Google advises to use only one account when you sign in to the translate tool so they can attribute the right measurement to your contribution.

Can our organization use one Gmail account for everyone’s use to sign up to translate?

Google discourages the use of one Gmail account by multiple people for online security reasons.

Can we translate both Filipino and Cebuano?

Feel free to translate both if you’re knowledge of them. Your contribution count will be the total number of submissions coming from your Gmail account regardless of language.

How will you count my total number of submission?

All the submissions made from your Gmail account from August 1, 2015, 12:00 am to August 31, 2015, 11:59 pm will be counted towards your total contribution, whether it’s under Translate or Validate, Filipino or Cebuano.

Can we still use the tool to translate after August 2015?

Yes. You can keep translating beyond August to continue improving Filipino and Cebuano on the web. But Google will only measure the contribution by organizations and individuals until August 31, 2015 as part of this month-long program.

For more information, visit the Love Your Language site.

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