Wikimedia Research Newsletter, January 2014

Vol: 4 • Issue: 1 • January 2014 [contribute] [archives] Translation assignments, weasel words, and Wikipedia’s content in its later years With contributions by: Aaron Halfaker, Jonathan Morgan, Piotr Konieczny and Tilman Bayer Contents 1 Translation students embrace Wikipedia assignments, but find user interface frustrating 2 Briefly 2.1 Why bots…

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, December 2013

Vol: 3 • Issue: 12 • December 2013 [contribute] [archives] Cross-language editors, election predictions, vandalism experiments With contributions by: Daniel Mietchen, Maximilian Klein, Piotr Konieczny and Tilman Bayer Contents 1 Cohort of cross-language Wikipedia editors analyzed 2 Attempt to use Wikipedia pageviews to predict election results in Iran, Germany and…

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Sue Gardner to receive first Knight Innovation Award

The Wikimedia Foundation is delighted to share the news that Sue Gardner will receive the first Knight Innovation Award from the Knight Foundation, in conjunction with City University of New York’s Graduate School of Journalism and its Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism. “Sue’s extraordinary vision for Internet freedom and openness…

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Wikimedia Highlights, November 2013

For versions in other languages, please check the wiki version of this report, or add your own translation there! Highlights from the Wikimedia Foundation Report and the Wikimedia engineering report for November 2013, with a selection of other important events from the Wikimedia movement Wikimedia Foundation highlights Duration of edit-a-thons:…

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Wikimedia Foundation Report, November 2013

You are more than welcome to edit the wiki version of this report for the purposes of usefulness, presentation, etc., and to add translations of the “Highlights” excerpts.

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, November 2013

Vol: 3 • Issue: 11 • November 2013 [contribute] [archives] Reciprocity and reputation motivate contributions to Wikipedia; indigenous knowledge and “cultural imperialism”; how PR people see Wikipedia With contributions by: Piotr Konieczny, Brian Keegan, Nicolas Jullien, Amir E. Aharoni, Henrique Andrade, Tilman Bayer, Daniel Mietchen, Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia, Dario Taraborelli…

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Wikimedia Highlights, October 2013

For versions in other languages, please check the wiki version of this report, or add your own translation there! Highlights from the Wikimedia Foundation Report and the Wikimedia engineering report for October 2013, with a selection of other important events from the Wikimedia movement Wikimedia Foundation highlights Pilot project for…

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Wikimedia Foundation Report, October 2013

You are more than welcome to edit the wiki version of this report for the purposes of usefulness, presentation, etc., and to add translations of the “Highlights” excerpts.

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Wikimedia Research Newsletter, October 2013

Vol: 3 • Issue: 10 • October 2013 [contribute] [archives] User influence on site policies: Wikipedia vs. Facebook vs. YouTube With contributions by: Han-Teng Liao, Piotr Konieczny, Taha Yasseri, and Tilman Bayer Contents 1 User influence on site policies is highest on Wikipedia, compared to YouTube and Facebook 2 Wikipedia’s…

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Wikimedia Highlights, September 2013

For versions in other languages, please check the wiki version of this report, or add your own translation there! Highlights from the Wikimedia Foundation Report and the Wikimedia engineering report for September 2013, with a selection of other important events from the Wikimedia movement Wikimedia Foundation highlights Siko Bouterse presenting…

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