Wikimedia

  1. How to add your photos to Wikimedia Commons and add to the sum of all knowledge

    Wikimedia Commons is the media site that hosts many of the images, video, and audio used on Wikipedia.... Read more

  2. Celebrate Wikipedia’s birthday by joining your local library in the #1Lib1Ref campaign

    The annual #1lib1ref campaign asks librarians to add a citation to a reliable source to Wikipedia—and it’s easy to get involved.... Read more

  3. New monthly dataset shows where people fall into Wikipedia rabbit holes

    The Wikimedia Foundation’s Analytics team is releasing a monthly clickstream dataset. The dataset represents—in aggregate—how readers reach a Wikipedia article and navigate to the next. Previously published as a static release, this dataset is now available as a series of monthly data dumps for English, Russian, German, Spanish, and Japanese Wikipedias.... Read more

  4. How I make video ‘newsreels’ for social media—so you can too

    As a video producer and storyteller for the Wikimedia Foundation, I’ve produced a few ‘silent newsreels,’ a video format enjoying a renaissance in the age of social media. Now I’m sharing what I know with the greater Wikimedia movement.... Read more

  5. Designing for offline on Android

    We’ve introduced a number of improvements to the Wikipedia Android app to better serve these app users who have restricted or low-bandwidth access to the internet. ... Read more

  6. 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

  7. Mailbag: What is going on with Wikipedia and the monkey selfie? We love monkeys and photographers, let us tell you more…

    Answering your questions about Wikipedia, the monkey selfie, and copyright on the Wikimedia sites.... Read more

  8. 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

  9. How do memory institutions use Wikipedia and Wikidata in their collection catalogues?

    Connecting collections with Wikidata makes them more useful for everyone.... Read more

  10. ‘Monumental’ winners from the world’s largest photo contest showcase history and heritage

    The top fifteen images from Wiki Loves Monuments, an international photographic competition, span five continents and contain a veritable treasure trove of cultural heritage.... Read more