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Setting the record straight—WT:Social is not affiliated with Wikipedia or the Wikimedia Foundation

Board Communications Foundation Wikipedia

As of late, we have received several questions about the Wikimedia Foundation and Wikipedia’s affiliation with WT:Social. The recently launched WT:Social is related to WikiTribune, a venture independently initiated by Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales. Wikipedia and the Wikimedia Foundation are separate and independent from WT:Social. We have no connection to the social networking site. The….

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What should journalists know about Wikipedia? A Poynter Institute NewsU webinar

Communications Foundation From the archives

Join us for a Poynter Institute NewsU webinar to help journalists around the world better understand Wikipedia. Here's some additional details on what we're going to talk about on July 12.

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European Parliament votes against EU copyright proposal that would threaten the open web

Communications Community From the archives

We applaud the results of this vote by the European Parliament as it now provides an opportunity for open discussion to create a balanced, modern copyright system for Europe.

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Meet some featured Wikimedia volunteers from India

Affiliates Community From the archives

Every month, Wikimedia India selects an exceptionally performing user from the Indian community and features the user on its page. This practice has been effective in engaging dedicated editors with others in the community.

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US Supreme Court ruling on immigration is an affront to Wikimedia values

Communications Foundation From the archives

The Wikimedia Foundation rejects the spirit of this ban and similar restrictions in place around the world that treat some more equally than others.

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How the EU copyright proposal will hurt the web and Wikipedia

Communications Foundation From the archives

A proposed new copyright package in the European Union is a threat to our fundamental right to freely share information. The time to speak out is now.

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Interactive maps, now in your language

Foundation From the archives Technology

Newly available on all Wikimedia wikis: embeddable maps that make the world a little easier to understand.

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A note on our approach to privacy

Communications Foundation From the archives

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

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A snapshot of Wikimedia education activities in Asia

Education Foundation From the archives

The Wikimedia Foundation's Nichole Saad conducted a site visit to Nepal, India, and Taiwan to pilot a new way to help program leaders: in-context support. Why is this approach important? What did we learn in this trip? How is this shaping the way we offer program support in our efforts to support education?

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How a new data center in Singapore is helping people access Wikipedia around the globe

From the archives Technology

To better serve the needs of users in the Asia-Pacific region, the Wikimedia Foundation has launched a new data center site deployment in Singapore.

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