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Wikipedia Aug 9
Twi, also known as Akan Kasa, is an indigenous language spoken by millions of Ghanians. Yet, there are only 700 articles in Twi on Wikipedia. Here is how volunteers are working to change that: Want to learn some Twi words? Listen ⬇️
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Wikipedia Aug 9
Replying to @Wikipedia_KU
"We want all Kurds to add information to the Kurdish Wikipedia so that all Kurds can benefit from it." —User:Bikarhener Learn more about the inspiring work of volunteers.
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Wikipedia Aug 9
The Kurdish language may be restricted in several countries, but dedicated volunteers are working in secret to keep the language alive on Wikipedia. Thanks to them, Wîkîpediya Kurdî has more than 30,000 articles! Learn some Kurdish vocab this 🔊
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Wikipedia Aug 9
Replying to @Wikipedia
Learn more about the history of Wikipetcia Atikamekw and how volunteers are helping protect the mostly oral language online.
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Wikipedia Aug 9
"Kiskinohamatokamokw" is "school" in Atikamekw, one of many indigenous languages on Wikipedia. In 2017, Canada's Atikamekw community launched Wikipetcia Atikamekw to preserve and share their language. Today, it has 1,246 articles. Learn other Atikamekw words 👇
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Wikipedia Aug 8
Square dancing in China has been a craze since the 1990s with 100+ million people, mostly older women, dancing in plazas and parks. The practice has experienced controversy, with many residents complaining of noise pollution. 📸: N509FZ, CC BY-SA 4.0.
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Wikipedia Aug 7
On this day 111 years ago, Alice Huyler Ramsey became the first woman to drive a car across the United States. Here are a few stats from the trip: • 3,800 miles driven • 59 days • 11 tire changes • 1 case of bedbugs More ➡️
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Wikipedia Aug 7
Replying to @jevinwest @UW
"As someone who studies misinformation and disinformation, [Wikipedia is] a ray of hope in a sea of pollution ... people's passion to get things right and to be these curators of human knowledge makes them even more careful." – of
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Wikipedia Aug 7
COVID-19 has affected all of us—Wikipedia included. Since the very start of the pandemic, Wikipedia volunteers have jumped in to help, ultimately creating one of the internet's most reliable sources of information.
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Wikimedia Aug 5
We recently launched a new fundraising campaign on in India, inviting anyone who relies on Wikipedia (and is able to give) to help support its future. Why are we running the campaign? How are donations used? You asked; we answered ↓
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Wikimedia Aug 5
Sending love to our Beirut community ❤️ We hope you and your families and friends are safe. Our hearts are with you.
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Wikipedia Aug 3
This month, eight African countries are celebrating their six decades of independence! 🎉 To our fans in Benin, Niger, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Chad, the Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, and Gabon, happy independence days!
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Wikimedia Aug 1
: We talked with four women who are donating their time and expertise to update with facts about . Read their stories ⬇️
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Wikipedia Aug 1
In the primer for her new album, "Folklore," Taylor Swift says "picking up a pen was my way of escaping into fantasy, history, and memory." You can try some escaping of your own — down the Wikipedia rabbit hole on fairy tales, fables, and legends. ✨
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Tim Urban Jul 30
The thing I understand least is how there are incredibly thorough Wikipedia pages for literally everything.
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Wikipedia Jul 31
Happy 140th birthday to Premchand, often called the "Upanyas Samrat" ("Emperor Among Novelists"). The Indian writer's work includes 300+ short stories and 14 novels, many of which were translated from Hindi to English and Russian after his death in 1936.
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Wikipedia Jul 30
Have you checked in on your closest friends today? It's — one of many celebrated around the world! The idea for the holiday was first proposed by Dr. Ramón Artemio Bracho, around the dinner table with... friends. 👯
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Katherine Maher Jul 29
We launched our first-ever fundraiser in India this week. I'm so excited to be able to ask our Indian community of readers, dreamers, and discoverers for their support of free knowledge! 🇮🇳 🙏❤️
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Wikipedia Jul 28
Did you know there is a Wikipedia page specifically about misinformation? It has over 630 references.
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Nikhil Yadav Jul 28
I saw a large banner on Wikipedia page about the donation and just realized how much we take such people working hard for us for granted. Only 2% of people have ever donated. So, I decided to donate to . Support free knowledge!
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