Experience some of the world’s most beautiful places with Wiki Loves Earth 2022
Think about that feeling you get when you are walking through pristine nature. Do you think it can be captured in a single photo? The Wiki Loves Earth photography competition celebrates the world’s natural heritage, encompassing everything from small parks to massive nature reserves. It asks photographers to dive into those areas to pick out….
New Wikipedia editor features make it easy for everyone to contribute
New features on Wikipedia are making it easy for everyone to edit Wikipedia, especially those contributing to the site for the first time. Every time you read a Wikipedia article, you are reading the work of a volunteer contributor. Nearly 300,000 people from around the world edit Wikipedia articles each month — they start new….
Wikimedia Foundation calls for continued access to free and open knowledge as Ukraine crisis continues
Цей пост також доступний українською мовою.Этот пост также доступен на русском языке. Update: As the conflict has continued, the Wikimedia Foundation received a Russian government demand to remove content from Russian Wikipedia. You can read the latest update and our response. The Wikimedia Foundation supports a global movement of volunteers and communities around the world.….
Setting the record straight—WT:Social is not affiliated with Wikipedia or the Wikimedia Foundation
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….
What should journalists know about Wikipedia? A Poynter Institute NewsU webinar
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.
European Parliament votes against EU copyright proposal that would threaten the open web
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.
Meet some featured Wikimedia volunteers from India
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.
US Supreme Court ruling on immigration is an affront to Wikimedia values
The Wikimedia Foundation rejects the spirit of this ban and similar restrictions in place around the world that treat some more equally than others.
How the EU copyright proposal will hurt the web and Wikipedia
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.
Interactive maps, now in your language
Newly available on all Wikimedia wikis: embeddable maps that make the world a little easier to understand.