2016

  1. Our top posts of 2016: Wikimedia community takes center stage

    Community-focused pieces fill our list of most-read and best posts from the last year.... Read more

  2. No, we’re not in a post-fact world. On Wikipedia, facts matter.

    We are not in a post-fact world. Facts matter, and we are committed to this now more than ever.... Read more

  3. Wikimedia Research Newsletter, November 2016

    Privacy risks as perceived by Tor users and Wikipedians, and other recent research.... Read more

  4. Introducing Montage, the web platform used to help judge the world’s largest photo competition

    Imagine, for a moment, what it takes to organize a competition with a quarter of a million contestants participating in over 40 different national campaigns around the world. How do you build tools for this unconventional process while still keeping it flexible and open for organizers to decide how to run their competitions? This year, the international team of Wiki Loves Monuments (WLM) organizer... Read more

  5. Death, politics, and Vincent van Gogh: 2016 as seen through the lens of Wikipedia

    Which English Wikipedia articles were edited most in 2016? Find out what captured editors’ interests.... Read more

  6. Wikipedia will talk to you: Wikispeech

    The development of Wikispeech, a new MediaWiki extension, has started, and by 2017 Wikipedia should be able to talk to you. The project will bring together existing language resources and develop a functioning text-to-speech solution for Swedish, English and Arabic.... Read more

  7. Community digest: Wiki Loves Earth winner helps promote free knowledge in Serbia; news in brief

    Čedomir Žarković’s first-place photo in the international Wiki Loves Earth photo competition made him into a viral star in Serbia. In addition, this week’s news in brief includes results of Wiki Women Prize and the Archives Challenge, registration for Wikimedia Poland winter meeting is open, Afilliations Committtee calls for volunteers and more.... Read more

  8. News on Wikipedia: Wikipedians track the Dakota Access Pipeline

    The Dakota Access Pipeline has been the subject of significant controversy in recent months. Wikipedians are chronicling the story as it unfolds with neutral and factual information.... Read more

  9. Twelve community-led projects awarded Project Grants

    Selected from a field of 22 applications, the projects focus on software, offline outreach, and online organizing.... Read more

  10. Winning photos in world’s largest photography contest reveal a world of monuments—and the volunteers who love them

    The top fifteen photos of Wiki Loves Monuments 2016 reveal a world of monuments, lovingly depicted by volunteers.... Read more