One of the benefits of connecting to Facebook social site is the opportunity to stay in touch with family and friends. Reading the status updates of links in your contact list can keep you connected despite your hectic schedules and lifestyles. However, if you have friends from diverse nationalities who post their updates in different languages, you may find it a bother to copy and paste the updates into an online translation service like Google Translate before you can comprehend the message. Instead, Facebook Translate, a free add-on to Firefox browser offers you the option of doing the translation in the social website itself.

This add-on, Facebook Translate, to Facebook simply places the translate option beneath the status post in Facebook and users can click on it to read the translated version of the post. While English is the default language for the add-on, users can change to several other languages of their choice. Admittedly, the translation is not flawless or perfect and can be quite confusing at times, but it is a useful service that makes socializing and staying in touch all the more easy and convenient.

Users can easily do translation