Vira Motorko is a Project Manager at Wikimedia Ukraine. Through Wikimedia Germany’s Visiting Wikimedian program, they helped plan the 2018 Wikimedia Conference, held earlier this year in Berlin.... Read more

  1. For these Wikipedia editors, ancient Egyptian pyramids are more than a symbol

    Two of Wikipedia’s editors speak out about what motivates them to write about ancient Egypt on Wikipedia.... Read more

  2. The insights series: Sam Oyeyele

    Interviews with Wikimedians from emerging communities from Africa, Asia and Latin America, sharing their experiences of Wikimedia Conference 2018 and what the free knowledge movement means to them.... Read more

  3. Don’t force platforms to replace communities with algorithms

    As policymakers increasingly suggest technological solutions to fight illegal and controversial content online, we ask them to consider the rights of internet users and to leave room for the human side of content moderation.... Read more

  4. Don’t panic! Build your own Hitchhiker’s Guide with Wikipedia

    Enter Kiwix, the offline Wikipedia reader.... Read more

  5. ‘Conversations gone awry’—the researchers figuring out when online conversations get out of hand

    Did you know that humans make the right guess about 72% of the time, and that indicates that they have an intuition for this task, while also highlighting that the task is far from trivial?... Read more

  6. Wikipedia and Hollywood come together for Los Angeles edit-a-thon

    More women are now a part of the sum of all knowledge.... Read more

  7. Wikimedia Foundation becomes official EQUALS Global Partner

    We are pleased to announce we are now an EQUALS Global Partner, joining a growing network of companies, foundations, academia, United Nations agencies and civil society organizations who are coming together to bridge the digital gender divide for more women... Read more

  8. Improved geocoding in CiviCRM

    A new geocoder extension released by the Wikimedia Foundation for CiviCRM—and more.... Read more

  9. The more you contribute to Wikipedia, the more knowledge you gain: Ted Yoo

    It takes years of effort to find yourself on the list of Wikipedia’s most prolific contributors. We talked to Ted Yoo, who has made 300,000 edits on the Korean Wikipedia, to learn about the motivation that has kept him actively editing for so long.... Read more