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NYPD Caught Sanitizing Police Brutality Wikipedia Entries

03/13/2015, One of the great things about Wikipedia is that it is open to anyone to edit, thus making it a great resource for all kinds of information and for the information to be updated when things change (it also makes it unviable to be cited in college essays,...

Wikipedia Starts To Accept Bitcoin Donations

08/10/2014, The folks over at Wikipedia are always in need of money in order to run their collection of servers, and university students ought to be the ones indebted to Wikipedia due to the repository of information in there which comes in useful where their...

Publisher Plans On Printing The Entire Wikipedia

02/21/2014, How many of you guys have grown up with hard copies of encyclopedias, raise your hands! The drawback to physical copies is that not only will they eventually go out of date, but they can never be updated, which might explain why Wikipedia has managed to...

Wikipedia Pilots Articles Via SMS Service, Targets Africa

10/25/2013, Have you ever wondered just how much homework in the world has cited Wikipedia as its source? It would be criminal to rely on Wikipedia for everything in terms of research, but hey, I am quite sure that it has not stopped anyone from doing so, either....

Real Time Map Reveals Articles Being Edited In Wikipedia

05/14/2013, To say that Wikipedia is an extremely popular site is an understatement, considering how a network outage in the past resulted in many students floundering as to who they could cite in their assignments as “facts”. In fact, using Wikipedia as your...

Wikipedia’s Sister Travel Site “Wikivoyage” Launched

01/15/2013, We already mentioned that the Wikimedia Foundation will be officially launching its travel site, WikiVoyage, today, the 15th of January. Well, just in time for 12th anniversary founding of Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation is announcing the launch of its...

Wikipedia Most Searched Articles Of 2012

12/28/2012, Wikipedia has released their list of 2012’s most read articles, which proved to be quite an interesting look at what was popular across the world, in different languages of the online encyclopedia, of course. Facebook came up tops in the English...

You’re About To See Videos in Your Wikipedia

11/08/2012, While there are some videos currently embedded on Wikipedia pages–according to this category, 244 of them–Wikipedia isn’t really known as a place where people upload and watch videos. The problem is that Wikipedia’s old video...

Wikipedia hit by network outage

08/06/2012, I was about to search for more information regarding the updated OpenGL this morning via Wikipedia when I noticed that it didn’t return any search results. It turns out that the  world’s beloved free online encyclopedia has experienced a...