"RhB Ge 4-4 II Wiesener Viadukt" by Kabelleger, under CC-BY-SA-3.0

Wiki Loves Monuments 2014 has begun!

Calling all photographers! It’s that time of year again: Wiki Loves Monuments 2014 has begun! On Monday, September 1, for the fifth consecutive year, participants from around the world began competing in the world’s largest photography competition, which will last until the end of September. […]

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"Wikipedia Summer of Monuments" by Harej, under CC-BY-SA-3.0

Introducing Wikipedia Summer of Monuments

As Americans across the United States kick off the 4th of July weekend, the “Summer of Monuments” campaign has launched an exciting photo contest focusing especially on Southern states whose history is underrepresented on Wikimedia Commons.

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Wikimedia Ukraine initiates new photo contest – “Wiki Loves Earth”

Preliminary Logo of Wiki Loves Earth Wikimedia Ukraine is launching a new photo contest, “Wiki Loves Earth,” on April 15, 2013. The goal of the contest is to collect free pictures of Ukraine’s Natural Heritage sites, landscapes and ornamental gardening objects in order to illustrate articles on Wikipedia. Anyone can…

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Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year Winners Announced

2,463 votes were cast by Wikimedians to decide the fifth annual Picture of the Year in the recent competition on the Wikimedia Commons.   All 783 pictures promoted to featured picture status in the previous year were included in the competition.  The organizing committee is pleased to announce the results, and would like…

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Data Competition: Announcing the Wikipedia Participation Challenge

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Wikipedia Participation Challenge, a data modeling competition to develop an algorithm that predicts future editing activity on Wikipedia. The competition is hosted by Kaggle, a platform for data modeling and prediction competitions.  The Participation Challenge is open to community members and…

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