https://www.duolingo.com/Megzany17

Inappropriate Content

I am leaning more towards not using Duolingo for the reason of it giving me translations (articles) that are explicitly inappropriate! Has anyone else had this problem?

March 15, 2013

11 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Megzany17

I don't think it bothers me quite as much as my two friends who contacted me saying that they got an extremely inappropriate article given to them to translate. I guess I just don't feel quite as safe recommending Duolingo to my siblings or some of my friends. I know how to avoid it, but others don't.

March 15, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Lenkvist

Sorry, I thought that you were talking about the sentences. Still, you can report articles through the Support function on the left side of the screen.

March 15, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Megzany17

Thanks!

March 15, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/aaditsingh8

yes I reported but there was no answer!

March 15, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/EvaW39

I suppose some of the sentences may seem inappropriate, but i don't think that's what they imply, they just seem to be inappropriate by how you read them. Maybe there are some, but i have yet to encounter them.

March 15, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Racheloopsi97

It's the articles themselves that are inappropriate. No question about it for me.

March 15, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/rocko2012

Your account has almost no history yet you know there is a problem with articles?

March 15, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Megzany17

That was my sister. I showed her the articles. :)

March 15, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/EvaW39

OH! I understand now. Sorry about that. I HAVE encountered sentences like that. It's really annoying. Duolingo should screen the translations first or something.

March 15, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/EvaW39

I just realized you were talking about the TRANSLATIONS. Sorry.

March 15, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Megzany17

No problem, thanks for your input. :)

March 15, 2013
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