Frequent Wikipedia user? You can actually download the entire Wikipedia library to your home computer thanks to its open-source nature and a several free applications that do almost all the heavy lifting for you. Here's how to do it.
A huge project undertaken by the Internet Archive has restored some nine million broken links on Wikipedia. The ongoing effort is connecting referenced pages that have gone offline to the Archive's database of stored pages.
What's white, features the WIkipedia logo, and has the words "internet master" emblazoned on one side? Why, it's a shirt designed by a streetwear brand to raise funds for the internet's most popular encyclopedia.
Wikipedia is making it a bit easier to stay on track and not get too distracted by the plethora of knowledge available on the internet -- page previews. It's the biggest change Wikipedia has made since 2010.
After a conspiracy theory video that was later removed made it to YouTube's trending section, the platform decided to make changes to help cue viewers in to potentially false content by adding links to related Wikipedia content.
Online privacy and security are important regardless of where you live, but in some countries, accessing Wikipedia can result in imprisonment. In order to combat this, a cybersecurity expert has created a Tor-compatible version of Wikipedia…
Blending the modern world of information gathering with classic gaming navigation techniques, a London-based developer turned Wikipedia's location articles into an explorative, text-driven adventure game.
Wikipedia's list of its most-edited pages this year highlights the loss of some big-name stars over the last 12 months, as well as the most bitterly contested U.S. presidential election in living memory.
Wikiverse, a web-based interactive 3D visualization of Wikipedia displays the encyclopedia of the internet as a web of information, “turning it into a marvelous galaxy of knowledge you can explore with your mouse."
Wikipedia really is for everyone, and that includes people who are unable to read printed text. Thanks to a new open source project, the people's encyclopedia is adding a text to speech synthesis that will allow for certain Wiki entries to…
Wikipedia has released a new version of its iOS app, placing focus on personalization and aiming to offer content to users based on their previous interests. The app also now supports 3D Touch, offering a home screen quick access menu.
The Wikimedia Foundation has just launched the Wikimedia Endowment, which will serve as a “permanent safekeeping fund” that hopes to diminish Wikipedia's reliance upon ad hoc donations. The goal is to raise $100 million over the next…
Last year, Wikipedia logged more than 5 million articles in English, an impressive achievement nearly 15 years in the making (the site was born back in 2001). And in 2015, these were the 25 most-read articles.