Audio in 18 languages on Quizlet
Today Quizlet launched audio in 13 additional languages, bringing our total up to 18! The new languages are: French Russian Portuguese Arabic German Italian Turkish Polish Dutch Greek Swedish Finnish Romanian This is in addition to English, Spanish, Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), Japanese,…

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Posted by William July 14, 2011 · View post
Improved Create Flashcards Page
Making flashcards on Quizlet just got easier. We recently launched several changes to the "Enter your flash cards" section of the Create Flashcards page. The biggest change is new language drop down buttons. Make sure to select the correct language—this will ensure that other Quizlet featu…

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Posted by William June 22, 2011 · View post
Edit flashcards with one click!
You can now inline edit your flashcards directly from the main Flashcard set page. For sets which you created, simply double-click on a term or definition to change it. When you're done, click outside of the box, or press enter. Note that on the regular edit page, pressing enter inside a text box w…

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Posted by William June 10, 2011 · View post
2010/2011 School Year - 100+ million new flashcards!
As the 2010/2011 school year comes to a close we thought we'd share some highlights. All of the numbers are from September 1, 2010 to June 1, 2011. Usage: 20+ million unique visitors 232 countries/territories (out of 237 total per United Nations) 10:37 minutes average time on site 100+ million new…

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Posted by William June 6, 2011 · View post
Quizlet in Chinese!
Quizlet's interface is now available in Simplified Chinese! And we still have Chinese audio, which you can try out here. How does it work? If your browser is already set for Simplified Chinese, you will automatically see the Quizlet Chinese interface. If not, you can manually change the interface l…

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Posted by May 19, 2011 · View post
Leaving MIT to make Quizlet even better
Today I'm announcing that I'm leaving MIT to go full time on Quizlet. I started Quizlet in 2005 to help myself with my high school french class. Since then, Quizlet has become one of the largest education sites in the world. We recently passed 5 million sets and 150 million terms and definitions. O…

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Posted by Andrew April 9, 2011 · View post
We're Hiring! - Help Us Find A Great Quizlet Evangelist
We're looking for an extraordinary person to join our small entrepreneurial team in San Francisco as a Quizlet Marketing & Support Evangelist. This person is a huge Quizlet fan, passionate about education and technology, and excited by the prospect of navigating unchartered waters and making a d…

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Posted by William April 5, 2011 · View post
5 Million Flashcard Sets!
Hey Quizletters, On March 31st Quizlet passed its 5 millionth user-generated flashcard set. Wow! We've been racking up new records this school year. It took 869 days to reach the first 1 million flashcard sets but just 78 days (January 12, 2011 to March 31, 2011) to go from 4 million to 5 million s…

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Posted by William April 4, 2011 · View post
Oday ouyay eakspay Igpay Atinlay?
We're pleased to announce our newest language, Igpay Atinlay. According to Wikipedia, it is spoken by the inhabitants of the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and Ireland. We're thrilled to allow Quizleters in these countries the ability to navigate Quizlet in their nat…

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Posted by William March 31, 2011 · View post
Quizlet is much quicker now!
We've just finished a speed tune-up to Quizlet. Everything should work exactly the same. Except it's now much faster. We accomplished this with a bit of engineering trickery that forces browsers to download data as fast as they can, instead of waiting for some parts to download before loading other…

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Posted by Andrew March 14, 2011 · View post
Create set redesign, groups pages, adding sets to groups
Over the weekend we upgraded several areas of the site. Here's a quick look at some of the changes that will make using Quizlet even better. Make Flashcards: The main Create/Edit page used to create and edit flashcard sets was in need of a redesign. The top half of the page had too many options, too…

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Posted by William March 9, 2011 · View post
Quizlet in Japanese!
Quizlet is excited to roll out its third language this morning - check out Quizlet's Japanese interface! If your browser hasn't already automatically switched to Japanese, but you'd like to give the new translation a try, look for that language dropdown menu to make the change: Big thanks to our a…

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Posted by February 23, 2011 · View post
Parlez-vous français?
Salut, Quizleteurs! Two weeks ago we brought you Quizlet in German, and we are proud to announce the launch of our next Quizlet language. Now you can study on Quizlet in French.As with the German user interface, if your browser language is in French, you will already see the translation. However, i…

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Posted by February 16, 2011 · View post
Our Friday downtime explained
Today Quizlet went down for 6 hours. We're very sorry about this, and we thought it would be appropriate to explain what went wrong and what we're doing to prevent this from happening in the future. This was the first major downtime we've had in many months. However, six hours is a very long time a…

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Posted by Andrew February 11, 2011 · View post
Sprechen Sie Deutsch?
Guten Tag Quizlet users, we're proud to announce that Quizlet's user interface is now available in German. For those of you who have your browser language set to German, you've probably already noticed the change. If, however, your browser is in English and you'd like to brush up on your Deutsch by…

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Posted by February 3, 2011 · View post
Quizlet just got sorted
Happy Tuesday! This week we launched a couple of sorting features that many of you have been asking for. First off, you can now reorder your terms when you create or edit a set. Did you miss a term in an ordered list? Just add the word, then click on the new reordering button to drag the term to the…

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Posted by January 25, 2011 · View post
Embed your favorite Quizlet flashcards on your website
We've gotten a lot of requests from teachers and students alike who have wanted the ability to embed Quizlet flashcards into their website or blog. We've had an embed code for Scatter for a long time, but what about the flashcards themselves? What about Learn mode? Now, all three of these study mode…

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Posted by January 20, 2011 · View post
Audio is here!
By now, many of you have noticed the speaker icon that has appeared on your flashcards: That little icon toggles our exciting new text-to-speech audio features - now you can hear your flashcard content spoken to you, thanks to our advanced multilingual text-to-speech software! This is the first phas…

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Posted by January 13, 2011 · View post
Studying with symbols and accents just got easier
Greetings, Quizlet users! We just launched a new feature that simplifies studying sets that have symbols and accents. Now, Quizlet auto-detects the accents in a set and shows you only the accents you need when you study in Learn or Test mode, or play Space Race. No more need to click on “Show Symbo…

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Posted by January 12, 2011 · View post
Check out all the buzz around Quizlet this month!
These people are all talking about Quizlet: The Minnesota Star Tribune said that Quizlet “makes studying terms a breeze” in its Short Circuits feature on October 4. Thanks, Minneapolis! The Providence Journal also ran an article about us on October 5. We're glad to hear we're assuaging "those…

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Posted by October 18, 2010 · View post