Amara has announced a new platform that allows YouTube publishers to crowdsource subtitles and translation for their published videos.
Amara.org proved its own proof of concept in 2012 when the KONY 2012 video was translated into more than 20 languages and subtitled in less than 24 hours.
More than 300 users have already signed up to use the program.
To use the program YouTube account holders sync the platform with Amara and then invite viewers to add their own captions and translate videos. [Read more…]