The results of the 6th Annual Top 100 Language Lovers Competition 2014 were recently released on June 12, 2014. Dubai cross-cultural communications agency Sero Communications ranked very highly among the 100 winners in this worldwide competition.
There were 5 categories in the competition: Learning Blogs, Professional Blogs, Facebook Pages, Twitter Accounts and YouTube Channels. Sero Communications was nominated for their Twitter account: www.twitter.com/SeroComms. Sero Communications was ranked 10th in the Twitter category and 20th overall out of all the winners across the 5 categories.
Winners were ranked according to votes received as well as judging criteria. Judging criteria for Twitter accounts included relevance and frequency of tweets, variety of content, appropriate use of hashtags and links and, most importantly, influence of the tweeter in terms of retweets, favourites and mentions.
The competition is hosted by bab.la language portal and the Lexiophiles blog. It is one of the largest global competitions for linguists, translators, agencies and organizations. This year, the competition had a remarkable level of participation, with over 1,200 nominations and 55,000 votes from all over the world.
The full results of the competition can be viewed here: http://en.bab.la/news/top-100-language-lovers-2014.