Only simplified and not traditional?
Why is there no option to choose between simplified and traditional?
I understand it would be technically easy to programm duolingo with both options... :(
The article started with a big joke made by the honorary curator of the Institution of Chinese Arts of Calligraphy and Painting. To give a big flatter to the veteran actress 归亚蕾 Gui Ya Lei, who was from Taiwan, the curator wrote, in front of the TV camera, a huge calligraphy with the word 影后 (queen of cinematography, aka best actress in Chinese). The poor curator triggered his simplified-to-traditional machine, and hopelessly converted the character 后 queen to 後 after.
後 had been abandoned and arbitrarily replaced by 后 in China solely because they are homophones.