April, 2018

  1. Wikimedia Canada hits the red carpet, cameras in hand

    Canada’s Wikimedia chapter is collaborating with local organizations to coordinate photography sessions with public figures. The results go up on Wikipedia.... Read more

  2. Keep the internet international

    What happens to access to knowledge online when countries enforce their laws worldwide and force internet platforms to remove content globally? We convened a panel of digital rights experts at SXSW 2018 in Austin, TX to discuss this and related questions.... Read more

  3. How a new data center in Singapore is helping people access Wikipedia around the globe

    To better serve the needs of users in the Asia-Pacific region, the Wikimedia Foundation has launched a new data center site deployment in Singapore.... Read more

  4. After hitting 300,000 translations, what’s next for our content translation tool?

    Volunteer community members have used our content translation tool to create over 300,000 articles, thereby spreading knowledge across language barriers. The tool has had already a positive impact in many Wikipedia communities, and now the Wikimedia Foundation’s Language team is working on a new and improved version.... Read more

  5. Why it took a long time to build that tiny link preview on Wikipedia

    The history of page previews.... Read more

  6. Wikimedia and The Met: A shared digital vision

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Wikimedia Foundation are partners on a simple shared mission: connecting audiences to open knowledge, ideas, and creativity on a global scale.... Read more

  7. How we designed page previews for Wikipedia — and what could be done with them in the future

    Yesterday, we released a new feature for Wikipedia’s readers on desktop—page previews. Here’s a few design nuances behind this feature.... Read more

  8. Victory in Greece: Legal case ended against Wikipedia editor

    A long-running case in Greece has come to a close with all claims dropped.... Read more

  9. Navigating through Wikipedia articles on desktop just got a lot easier

    Page previews, deployed today, is one of the largest changes to desktop Wikipedia made in recent years.... Read more

  10. Introducing a resource kit to help organizers handle event safety incidents

    The Support and Safety team, in collaboration with several other Community Engagement teams at the Wikimedia Foundation, has developed a short kit providing event organizers with key actions, scripts, and steps to help them handle event safety issues as they arise at Wikimedia events.... Read more