Marketing Technology » Globalization http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/niallcook Combining marketing and technology to develop new markets and grow existing ones Tue, 11 Jan 2011 16:47:54 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.9.2 en hourly 1 The language of the web http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/niallcook/2009/03/11/the-language-of-the-web/ http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/niallcook/2009/03/11/the-language-of-the-web/#comments Wed, 11 Mar 2009 14:40:23 +0000 admin http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/niallcook/?p=398 This is a topic I am just starting to explore, so bear with me. I have a couple of hypotheses to play with:

  1. The distribution of languages used for content – especially in social media – does not correlate with the distribution of languages of internet users (see chart below).
  2. The prevalance of non-English languages online is much higher than most English speakers think.

Discuss.

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