Year in Review

  1. What’s your second screen? Film, television, and the British monarchy fill Wikipedia’s most-viewed articles of 2017

    Or: “The enduring power of Anglophilia.”... Read more

  2. Media, politics, and the most-viewed YouTube videos: 2017 as seen through the lens of Wikipedia

    A good number of Wikipedia’s English-language editors in the last year were drawn to news (especially politics), media, and miscellanea.... Read more

  3. Trump, Prince, and Queen Elizabeth: 2016’s most-read Wikipedia articles

    The English Wikipedia’s list is led by the United States president-elect, who topped all other articles with nearly three times more views than last year’s #1. But the second-screen effect powered Britain’s queen, Pablo Escobar, and O. J. Simpson to surprisingly high places.... Read more

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Wikipedia statistics show that 2015 was the year of the movie

    2015 was the year of the movie on Wikipedia, with eight film-related articles in the top 25—and one climbing all the way up to No. 3 in the last two months of the year.... Read more

  8. Top 20 most-edited pages on Wikipedia in 2015

    Death, pop culture, current events … and one person writing about the Juneau Icefield.... Read more

  9. Our most popular posts of 2015: black hats, artificial intelligence, John Oliver, and a photobomb

    Our story on John Oliver’s ‘fowl’ jokes was one of the blog’s most popular posts of the year.... Read more

  10. Live a year in 4 minutes: Introducing #Edit2015, Wikipedia’s year-in-review video

    #Edit2015 captures a tiny portion of the millions of edits that the world made to Wikipedia in 2015.... Read more