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Arshdeep Singh's Wikipedia page vandalised: who can edit which pages, what happens if you put wrong info

September 06, 2022 8:32 am

Who exactly can edit Wikipedia pages, and can all editors access all pages? How does Wikipedia protect itself against misinformation? Is there a mechanism to penalise those who vandalise a page? We explain.

Wikipedia challenges Russian order to remove Ukraine war information

June 14, 2022 11:28 am

A Moscow court fined the foundation that owns Wikpedia for refusing to remove articles about Russia's invasion of Ukraine, war crimes in Bucha and related topics.

Raju Narisetti interview: ‘Wikipedia is building trust with transparency’

June 03, 2022 2:14 pm

Raju Narisetti, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation, speaks on Wikipedia's plans for India, the focus on regional languages and more in a free-wheeling interview.

Here's why Wikipedia has stopped accepting cryptocurrency donation

May 02, 2022 7:57 pm

The decision to stop accepting crypto as the donation was made based on a community request, which came out of a three-month-long discussion that wrapped up earlier this month. 

Majority of Wikipedia editors vote to stop accepting cryptocurrency donations

April 16, 2022 4:14 pm

A voting was done where 400 Wikipedia editors participated, out of which 232 users were in support of the proposal to stop crypto donations.

Want to see the weirdest of Wikipedia? Look no further.

April 01, 2022 3:19 pm

The Instagram account @depthsofwikipedia shares bizarre and surprising snippets from the vast, crowdsourced online encyclopaedia.

Want to see the weirdest of Wikipedia? Look no further.

April 01, 2022 3:16 pm

@depthsofwikipedia, the Instagram account shares bizarre and surprising snippets from the vast, crowdsourced online encyclopedia.

Wikipedia's next leader on preventing misinformation: 'Neutrality requires understanding'

September 24, 2021 11:10 am

We take a look at how Wikipedia plans to prevent false and misleading information on its sites and around the web.

How Wikipedia is fighting the gender gap, one biography at a time

April 09, 2021 8:06 am

In an effort to promote gender equality on the website, Wikimedia Foundation launched ‘Project Rewrite’ to address the absurd lack of recognition women have historically received.

Wikipedia has a new ‘Universal Code of Conduct’ to deal with harassment, misinformation

February 05, 2021 5:53 pm

Wikipedia now has its own Universal code of conduct. Before this code, "there was no consistent way of addressing harassment on the platform and incidents were addressed on a case by case basis, and varied project by project," according to the Wikimedia foundation

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