1. New dataset shows fifteen years of Wikipedia’s quality trends

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    Looking to study how Wikipedia articles have improved over time? We’ve generated a dataset that tracks the quality of articles at monthly intervals over the entire 15-year history of Wikipedia across multiple languages—that’s 670 million assessments!... Read more

  2. Supporting the future of Wikidata

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    The Wikimedia Foundation will now directly fund basic expenses for Wikidata software development.... Read more

  3. How Wikimedia helped mobile web readers save on data

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    Photos are a ubiquitous element of Wikipedia’s most popular and highest quality articles, and this change means that your phone will only load images as you scroll down a page, rather than on opening a page.... Read more

  4. The most popular browser

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    Looking at the internet through the lens of Wikimedia.... Read more

  5. Opening the door to a new look: improving

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    We’ve improved the discoverability of information within the main portal to make it more contemporary and easier to use. ... Read more

  6. Stripping question marks from Wikimedia searches

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    Do you ask questions on Wikipedia? Would you like better results?... Read more

  7. A better view of Wikipedia content on Google

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    In collaboration with the Foundation’s Strategic Partnerships and Product teams, the Google Search team has improved how Wikipedia results look in Google’s mobile web searches.... Read more

  8. Android app now offers new ways to browse Wikipedia and find trending, recommended articles

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    The updated Wikipedia app for Android features a completely redesigned home screen, now including the explore feed, in addition to other new features and improvements.... Read more

  9. Wikipedia seeks to speak your language

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    Wikipedia readers speak many languages, so it’s not a surprise that sometimes they search for phrases not in the language of the wiki that they’re currently reading. We’re changing that by adding language detection to Wikipedia’s search engine.... Read more

  10. Content translation tool hits milestone with one hundred thousand articles

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    Since its introduction in January 2015, the Wikimedia Foundation’s content translation tool has been used to translate 100,000 new Wikipedia articles. We asked some users to share their experiences on how this tool helped them.... Read more