Communications

  1. Wikimedia Foundation partners with the GSMA to expand digital literacy in emerging countries

    As part of our 2030 vision, the Wikimedia Foundation is working to expand partnerships with organisations like the GSMA to empower communities through digital skills training and participation in knowledge creation and sharing.... Read more

  2. 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

  3. ‘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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Annual Wikimedia conference “Wikimania” to make debut in Sub-Saharan Africa

    The first-ever gathering in the sub-Saharan African region will be held in Cape Town, bringing together more than 700 people to discuss how to improve the diversity of knowledge represented on Wikipedia and Wikimedia sites. Key participants include Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director Katherine Maher, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, as well as notable thought leaders from across the African cont... Read more

  8. Minister Ahmet Arslan: Wikipedia is open for improvement by anyone around the world, and should be open for editors in Turkey

    The Wikimedia Foundation is deeply concerned about recent statements attributed to the Turkish Minister of Transport, Maritime, and Communications Ahmet Arslan from Friday, the 18th of May, regarding the block of Wikipedia in Turkey. The Minister’s comments seriously misrepresent Wikipedia’s open editing model and efforts undertaken by the Wikimedia Foundation to lift the block.
    To address the... Read more

  9. A note on our approach to privacy

    We’re updating our privacy policy, and are inviting you to comment on the changes over the next thirty days. ... Read more

  10. The stories behind this year’s award-winning photographs from Wiki Loves Africa

    Late last year, photographers from around the world were invited to share their photos of people at work on the African continent. Over 18,000 were submitted. Here are the winners.... Read more