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Block Facebook from translating pages?

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Something keeps translating my FB pages into English. The original is Thai and you can not understand translated thai even if you are thai. Its a figurative language and can only be understood in Thai by a Thai. Sometimes the translation ends with "translated by Bing" and sometimes not. I don't know if it is Bing, Google or done  by aliens and i don't really care. I just want to control what is translated and what is not. Any ideas?
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Scott Fell,  EE MVE earned 500 total points
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It could either be your browser or facebook. When you see translated by bing, that is facebook.  You can remove the app.

From facebook help:
To remove the Translations app, click the Globe in the bottom right corner of any Facebook page to open a menu. Then click the ‘x’ next to the Translations App link.
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by:Rinil
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hi,

If it is not needed any more, please disable the bing translation feature from the browser,

http://www.insidefacebook.com/2011/10/05/bing-translate-pages/

the above link will have the details hinted, hope that helps.
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by:Manoj Patil
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Can you check the source of translation...
Is it from browser or facebook.
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