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

Community From the archives Wikipedia Year in Review

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

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

Communications From the archives Wikipedia Year in Review

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.

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No Man’s Sky and the drive to improve Wikipedia’s coverage of video games

Community From the archives Interview News on Wikipedia Wikipedia

Casual readers may not notice that the English Wikipedia's video game articles, like No Man's Sky, usually adhere to a set of stringent guidelines.

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

Foundation From the archives Mobile Technology Wikipedia

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.

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What are the most-edited articles through Wikipedia’s history?

Community From the archives Wikipedia

The data will surprise you: Spears near Hitler, creationism alongside feminism, wrestling versus Jesus, and more.

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Wikipedia statistics show that 2015 was the year of the movie

Communications From the archives Wikipedia Year in Review

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.

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