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  1. Wikimedia Foundation Report, January 2014

    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.   Video of the monthly Wikimedia Foundation metrics and activities meeting covering the month of January (February 6, 2014) Contents 1 Data and Trends 2 Financials 3 Highlights 3.1 New community-centered tradema... Read more

  2. Wikimedia Highlights, December 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 December 2013, with a selection of other important events from the Wikimedia movement Contents 1 Wikimedia Foundation highlights 1.1 New brochure explains how to edit Wikipedia 1.2 “Drafts... Read more

  3. Wikimedia Foundation Report, December 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.   Video of the monthly Wikimedia Foundation metrics and activities meeting covering the month of December (January 9, 2014) Contents 1 Data and Trends 2 Financials 3 Highlights 3.1 New brochure explains how to e... Read more

  4. Wikipedia’s Art & Feminism Edit-A-Thon and the Gender Gap

      the Art & Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, at the John M. Flaxman Library at the school of the Art Institute of Chicago on February 1, 2014 Lending a hand at the Wikipedia Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon, at Eyebeam in New York City The Wikimedia Foundation’s mission to realize a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge represents an ongoing challen... Read more

  5. RfC: Should we support MP4 video on our sites?

      A video of a cheetah, captured in slow-motion at 1200 fps. The video was released on Vimeo in MP4 format and converted to OGV format before uploading to Commons. It cannot be viewed in this format on most mobile phones and many web browsers. The Wikimedia Foundation’s multimedia team seeks your guidance on a proposal to support the MP4 video format. This digital video standard is used wid... Read more

  6. 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 the UK 3 Integrity of Wikiped... Read more

  7. New Individual Engagement Grantees to engage community with tools and outreach

    Today we’re announcing the second round of Individual Engagement Grantees! These grants from the Wikimedia Foundation support individuals and small teams of Wikimedians to experiment with new ideas aimed at having online impact on Wikimedia projects. We’ve learned a lot from the first round of IEG grantees over the past 6 months, and are delighted to see what this next group will share with th... Read more

  8. 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: 91% lasted less than 8 hours New support material for... Read more

  9. 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.   Video of the monthly Wikimedia Foundation metrics and activities meeting covering the month of November (December 5, 2013) Contents 1 Data and Trends 2 Financials 3 Highlights 3.1 New support material for prog... Read more

  10. 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 and... Read more