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Wikipedia articles about #COVID19 have been updated an average of 116 times per hour since December last year. We a… https://t.co/MFpZAl6BDURemote research? @Wikimedia’s head of research shares how it’s done! https://t.co/2XC6436OMv
Retweeted by wikimediaWho's up for an adventure today?! Today's #EduWiki challenge is taking you on an epic journey. Will you accept the… https://t.co/kfGXOKtWTw
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4/8
2020
The 1⃣st major international meeting of #Romani representatives happened on 7–12 April 1971 in Chelsfield. Same day… https://t.co/HeOyhtYRTf
Retweeted by wikimediaA new volunteer group in India (@WikiSWASTHA) is working with national health authorities, as well as pandemic cont… https://t.co/uhkiChKuSh
4/7
2020
We introduce the 1st female urologist in 🇳🇬 , a physician, an honorary consultant at @LUTHofficial who lectures @… https://t.co/1kFrc63sUl
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4/6
2020
Some more amazing work from @Wikimedia's Indian community https://t.co/sPLuLoyxPK
Retweeted by wikimediaWhile in quarantine, Italian Wikimedians have started a writing marathon from home, recording local parks, museums,… https://t.co/MpzPV9KmYm#COVID19 has upended countless events and activities — including this year's #WomensHistoryMonth. Planning ahead fo… https://t.co/Su44Xab4jlHappy to be featured in this interview by @wikimedia and talk about how it is to be a new volunteer working with CO… https://t.co/n0F8QH5eIC
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4/5
2020
The decision to sell the .ORG domain used by nonprofits, NGOs, and more has been delayed to April 20 due to the… https://t.co/LVSM1xRmjLWhat are you reading on Wikipedia today?
Retweeted by wikimediaAs the world comes together to fight the spread of #COVID19, women are making an impact everywhere from emergency r… https://t.co/g2YytIEiIQ"Preventing misinformation is a matter of life and death." My interview with @krmaher about how Wikipedia is figh… https://t.co/YIEWEwZedP
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4/3
2020
In this unprecedented time, we must ensure that #LearningNeverStops. To increase access to educational materials fo… https://t.co/IsF8sR6lF0#Coronavirus is disrupting education worldwide. We cannot let that happen! Today we launch the Global Education… https://t.co/AzlZ9PJjVo
Retweeted by wikimediaDo you know teachers, parents, or guardians looking for fun learning activities to do at home while schools are clo… https://t.co/augsnns1Es
Retweeted by wikimediaFREE WEBINAR!! Today, April 2, 2020 @ 3pm UTC/GMT, #AfricanLibrarians will learn more on how @Wikipedia helps bring… https://t.co/VrKh96YaXQ
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4/2
2020
"The impact of news exposure on collective attention in the United States during the 2016 Zika epidemic" the number… https://t.co/0lKT3mdrAV
Retweeted by wikimediaJoin Wikimedia Chief of Staff @ryanmerkley tomorrow for @TechTorontoOrg’s discussion on leading in the time of… https://t.co/k0tXG722gg
4/1
2020
Ukrainian Wikipedia just surpassed one million articles, with many thanks to the hard work of @wikimedia_ua. Congra… https://t.co/suVFrfNwCK"Our current crisis is not just about public health - it’s about information. Facts matter, now more than ever." —O… https://t.co/sKqwJKLo4qConoce la historia de @Gara_bata y súmate a #WikiHerStory compartiendo el trabajo de otras mujeres para reducir la… https://t.co/yTUvhEWkEt
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3/31
2020
To Neslihan Turan, adding more content about women to @Wikipedia is a form of "virtual activism" that matters now m… https://t.co/is1sLgmCKHAs an employer, how do you care for your people, yourself, and help your org make it to the other side of this unpr… https://t.co/CpIfvfE64v
Retweeted by wikimediaScientists — want to help the public access accurate information about #COVID19? Try editing @Wikipedia: The main E… https://t.co/GK9uAcXLoaHow are you leveraging @Wikipedia these days? We're committed to ensuring access to knowledge and keeping it open and free.
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3/30
2020
From 2018-2019 alone, #WikiGap volunteers added 35,000 biographies of notable women to @Wikipedia and signed on 2,5… https://t.co/G3vSzooTvnWell, not *all* human knowledge. But 50+ million articles across 299 languages is a good start. Find your favorite… https://t.co/y5Ml4s2eol
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3/29
2020
Nearly 1,000 new articles later, physicist @jesswade is an inspiring force in the movement to close @Wikipedia's… https://t.co/CxAqPAgP5jIt is my 8th anniversary in the @Wikimedia movement. I am glad to be a part of this amazing movement and thanks to… https://t.co/0gHnwMyLAX
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3/28
2020
Behind every @Wikipedia article about #COVID19 is a group of dedicated volunteers adding new facts, monitoring for… https://t.co/VrS52qBTmy @1Veertje Thanks for all you do, Vera! We were so excited to share your story."El bibliotecario David Ramírez-Ordóñez investiga sobre la brecha de género #gendergap en @Wikipedia. Él también e… https://t.co/ahY0zgLMIr
Retweeted by wikimediaLibrarian David Ramírez-Ordóñez researches the #gendergap on @Wikipedia. He's also working to close it by adding b… https://t.co/2kvt568xEWGlobally Covid-19 has lead to closure of schools and other educational institutions in more than 156 countries, aff… https://t.co/SXnGiDZs3w
Retweeted by wikimediaWhen @1Veertje isn't developing scripts to improve the way @Wikipedia runs, she's searching for public domain works… https://t.co/qt9kZp3nmc"When she’s not conducting physics research at her day job, Dr. Wade contributes to @Wikipedia prolifically: Every… https://t.co/D4UqZK4rQf
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3/27
2020
In India, a group of dedicated @Wikipedia volunteers were already busy at work translating articles on general heal… https://t.co/eqWrcIet1EMore men than women have tried to edit @Wikipedia at least once. Do you think #Wikipedia should represent the histo… https://t.co/UQmJMV6mso
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3/26
2020
The way that scientists are working together to study and defeat #COVID19 draws on learnings from a familiar source… https://t.co/AGE5G7ii7fWho doesn't need a little celebration of ✨science 🚀 right now? Thank goodness for incredible women like @jesswade,… https://t.co/l7plWaisHd
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3/25
2020
@Wikimedia celebrating bold women of influence like @jesswade #WikiHerStory read more on @Mediumhttps://t.co/0a5LinLDol
Retweeted by wikimedia @jesswade @Wikipedia Thank YOU! 😊Every night, Dr. @jesswade unwinds with a LOT of @Wikipedia editing. She's written almost 1,000 biographies of wome… https://t.co/gvmqcr0aNd#StayCalm & #EditOn w/#AfroCROWD & the @Wikimedia community as we hold or highlight an online @Wikipedia challenge… https://t.co/7BBt0AwdPW
Retweeted by wikimediaThe application of @Wikipedia's editorial policies to a situation as unprecedented as #COVID19 has led many veteran… https://t.co/JogF1ibWfhWe're looking for resources that inform the importance of #openaccess — from theoretical insights to practical aspe… https://t.co/elsJirK7Uj
3/24
2020
#GenderEquity in @Wikimedia projects like @Wikipedia isn't just about creating content it's about "shifting the bal… https://t.co/u8h7KQO21c
Retweeted by wikimedia"Gender equity on @Wikipedia means involving women, not only to make edits, but also to take part in discussions an… https://t.co/HgOAUti2Z3
3/23
2020
What is Wikimedia's response to #COVID19? How is @Wikipedia combating misinformation about the pandemic online? Our… https://t.co/Y2GeEaJfd2
3/22
2020
We at AfroCROWD plan to hold or highlight an online Wikipedia challenge each week. Join us. We will get through thi… https://t.co/1Of5ztf5hb
Retweeted by wikimedia"Volunteers around the world work minute-by-minute, edit-by-edit to make sure that new information is verified, cit… https://t.co/q73m9OGCm1
3/20
2020
Every day, millions of people are turning to @Wikipedia for the latest on COVID-19. Behind the scenes, veteran edit… https://t.co/JZhfhHveLzHow does @RupikaSharma8 describe her experience as a Wikimedia volunteer? "The journey of a lifetime." She's launch… https://t.co/yHdCPbjBDg
3/19
2020
@GereonKalkuhl @krmaher Nope! We are guaranteeing all contract and hourly workers full compensation for planned hou… https://t.co/v0HMLlXrwCWikimedia has shifted to half-time work (20 hours / week) for all staff and contractors — just one of many new chan… https://t.co/XIWE4VSwYSThe 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic has affected educational systems worldwide, which is impacting on almost 516 milli… https://t.co/VdQk6FPHgW
Retweeted by wikimediaWhere is the public heading to for information during #COVID19? In my new @ForbesScience piece, I cover @mtizzoni'… https://t.co/H5TbNgYTRx
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3/18
2020
Have kids bored at home during COVID-19? Learn something new, explore random places, or pick up a fresh hobby, cour… https://t.co/gcZigwovbSHave a favorite Wikipedia article? Reply to this tweet with it! Other people might want something to read today. 📖
Retweeted by wikimediaTo bring clarity and respite during COVID-19, we’re reducing working hours and expectations for our staff — who are… https://t.co/JYDCfNYrlrA must-read for every CEO and leader. Wikimedia sets policies including half-time work. THIS is how you set expecta… https://t.co/KGo28U5rX1
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3/17
2020
Now live on the English Wikipedia's main page: https://t.co/xLCziuPj1O https://t.co/AJvgcMhRrk
Retweeted by wikimediaHi 👋. I’m the CEO of @Wikimedia Foundation. We operate @Wikipedia and work to keep it available for the world, espe… https://t.co/AUebNlv3tQ
Retweeted by wikimediaKids home from school? There's a WEALTH of educational material available from @Wikimedia. Free to share, copy and… https://t.co/M0fYolsoij
Retweeted by wikimediaHow to care for your workforce in a global pandemic? @Wikimedia sets a good example: - guaranteeing contract & hour… https://t.co/vowZVhYHmA
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3/16
2020
Incredibly proud to be part of an organization that is recognizing the undue burden that COVID is taking on people… https://t.co/jSrogSGfXD
Retweeted by wikimediaNever more proud to be part of @Wikimedia Foundation. When we are running one of the world’s most popular and bel… https://t.co/S0o9RfeTKi
Retweeted by wikimediaThis is how you walk the talk. Reduced work hours expectations with full pay, including for hourly staff and contra… https://t.co/DBud0h6pKz
Retweeted by wikimedia“A world that is changing requires changing how we work.” ⁠—Wikimedia CEO @krmaher shares steps we're taking to… https://t.co/bZ0DGyMcUYAt @Wikimedia we're changing how we work to #FlattenTheCurve. We're setting half-time as the new minimum (at full p… https://t.co/bkYv0YnG1R
Retweeted by wikimediaOn @Wikipedia, a group of volunteer editors — many with medical degrees and expertise — are closely monitoring and… https://t.co/kerNlGxZZ2Thanks to a group of medical experts who keep close watch, Wikipedia has an aggressive, zero tolerance attitude tow… https://t.co/3urvjpYjJy
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3/15
2020
One good thing everyone can do from home with extra downtime is help close the gender gap on @Wikipedia. Fewer tha… https://t.co/Dv6GMzzepH
Retweeted by wikimediaNew research using @Wikipedia pageview data could help public health officials refine crisis communication techniqu… https://t.co/CylRudnvLaEveryone knows Wikipedia. But few people realize that behind the scenes is a non-profit called @Wikimedia hosting i… https://t.co/bU2nuSJSNC
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3/14
2020
💡 Folks who are bi- or multilingual: you can help spread reputable information about #COVID19 by volunteering to tr… https://t.co/cC2o0Z1sWQ
Retweeted by wikimediaHello, everybody. Coronavirus news is piling up, and Wikipedia editors are keeping pace. We've seen more than 12k… https://t.co/GE0bq5MqZ7
Retweeted by wikimediaThe latest collection by fashion house @Etudes_Studio is inspired by @Wikipedia's freedom from boundaries, both phy… https://t.co/8YR7NvhRPJ
3/13
2020
On @Wikipedia, volunteer editors are closely monitoring articles about COVID-19 for misinformation. The main pandem… https://t.co/1285EfFg3SThis is beautiful @hbasak77 💫 I am so pleased to get to know you and other Turkish Wikipedians over the last few ye… https://t.co/p2nXcTf46w
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3/12
2020
Want to know more about how Wikimedia collaborates with libraries and archives around the world? Tune in for a new… https://t.co/RnVLyf8tqKREAD: Basak is a longtime Turkey-based @Wikipedia editor and founding member of @WikimediaTurkey. Here, she shares… https://t.co/Ocack8npsMTomorrow at exactly 3pm GMT, our experts from @Wikimedia, Giselle Bordoy and Justine Toms, will walk us through the… https://t.co/zrpK5ykbP6
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3/11
2020
As major #technology companies such as @Facebook, @Twitter, and @YouTube grapple with managing misinformation onlin… https://t.co/8uaB2K3V1BHighlighting this season's theme of "Diffusion/Illusion." https://t.co/Y3TLRkD7Aw
Retweeted by wikimediaIn her book about the state of the internet and how we got to where we are today, @jomc shows appreciation for the… https://t.co/bFa5whxKlA
3/10
2020
International #WomensDay was yesterday, but we're celebrating #WomensHistoryMonth all March long. If you agree wome… https://t.co/W9CZd7AyFqIt's hard to believe that a completely crowdsourced encyclopedia works so well at fighting lies and misinformation-… https://t.co/K5rdpZeBZt
Retweeted by wikimediaHey #Bengaluru friends, please join our @comedialab_in and @cis_india friends at their #VisibleWikiWomen editathon… https://t.co/GqNDfAKboY
Retweeted by wikimedia#WikiHerStory #ArtAndFeminism #WikiKadınTarihi 💪♀️✍🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️📖 https://t.co/YMRslwLT8e
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3/9
2020
This #WomensHistoryMonth, we're joining forces with @UNHumanRights to add and improve content about gender equality… https://t.co/hjN8Qycti5 @Rosiestep @WikiWomenInRed Awesome! 🤩#WikiHerStory #IWD2020 #InternationalWomensDay What can I do 4 another woman that leaves a lasting mark? I can impr… https://t.co/LGZZ6Bsw7U
Retweeted by wikimediaWikipedia has a gender gap problem — lacking in both articles about and articles by women. But there's good news: A… https://t.co/qdStVMUbkxOn International Women's Day let's get really mad about the many times women have been left out of history and do s… https://t.co/1OIR9ES81Q
Retweeted by wikimediaJust 18% of biographies on #English @Wikipedia are about women. That's not enough. This #WomensHistoryMonth, join… https://t.co/JRp2gCjUSo
Retweeted by wikimediaTODAY—join @WhoseKnowledge for the launch of #VisibleWikiWomen 2020! The goal? To bring 5,000 images of notable wom… https://t.co/cL2zA4hIBUHappy 8 March! For a world and an internet where all women can be fully seen, heard and safe. #VisibleWikiWomen 202… https://t.co/rqq5sutj0J
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3/8
2020

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