Social network hi5 Updates with 10 Community-Translated Languages

Social networking site hi5 has updated with 10 new community-translated languages and dialects. hi5 enjoys 56 million unique visitors a month and is the third largest social network worldwide. It's #1 in over 30 countries.

The ten languages are:

  • Catalan
  • Danish
  • British English
  • Finnish
  • Hindi
  • Macedonian
  • Slovakian
  • Spanish - Mexico
  • Spanish - Colombia
  • Swedish

"The power of this program to deliver localized versions of our product has exceeded our own high expectations," said Ramu Yalamanchi, CEO and founder of hi5. "It is amazing to see the energy and enthusiasm of our global user community in action, taking our site into new languages and geographies that we otherwise wouldn't have the resources to address."

hi5 saw 100% growth year-over-year in June 2008, the second highest percentage of growth. Facebook had the highest at 153%.