The Bing-powered translator feature that was removed from Twitter last year has quietly resurfaced — on Tweetdeck only, that is

“We’ve launched Bing translation on Tweetdeck to all users,” a Twitter spokeswoman confirmed to Mashable in a statement. “When a user sees a Tweet that isn’t in their native language they’ll have the option to click the ‘translate Tweet’ link.”

The tool allows users to translate foreign tweets into their native language. Tweetdeck is a favorite of journalists, as it can organize streams of tweets into lined-up columns. And the translator’s return was a timely one: It’s helpful in breaking news situation, such as …

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