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Jun 01, 2018
Google blames Wikipedia for linking Californian Republican Party's ideology to NazismWikipedia's publicly available change logs show that users added the term 'Nazism' to the entry for the California GOP twice in the past week.
May 31, 2018
Question-and-answer platform Quora is now available in Hindi, expected to roll out in other Indian languages soonQuora launched a beta version in Hindi to a small group of people in April 2018 before making it available to all.
Apr 24, 2018
Wikipedia launches new 'page preview' feature to allow users to peek at information without having to click on hyperlinksIn 2017, Wikipedia deployed this feature as a default experience to all language Wikipedias, except English and German.
Mar 14, 2018
YouTube to display 'information cues' from Wikipedia articles alongside videos in a bid to combat fake newsThough music and gaming videos are more popular on YouTube, it has made addressing the criticism around news and science videos a top priority this year.
Feb 20, 2018
Wikipedia's zero cost service for developing countries to be killed at the end of 2018One of the reasons for the end of Wikipedia Zero is low awareness about the online encyclopedia in developing countries, such as those in Africa.
Sep 26, 2017
WhatsApp blocked in China by authorities after several hints over the past few monthsThe cryptographer said that disruptions in WhatsApp services had begun on 20 September and was 'comprehensively' blocked on Monday, 25 September.
Jul 03, 2017
Explore Wikipedia as a text based adventure thanks to a game created by an Indie developerUsers are presented with information pulled from Wikipedia, and then can feed their wanderlust or thirst for knowledge through simple text commands.
Jun 19, 2017
Presidential Election 2017: How Wikipedia reacted to Ram Nath Kovind being named NDA candidateBihar governor Ram Nath Kovind was named NDA candidate for the Presidential Election. And Wikipedia sprang into action
May 24, 2017
Federal appeals court rules that Wikipedia can legally challenge NSA for mass surveillanceU.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, said the Wikimedia Foundation, which hosts Wikipedia, had a legal right to challenge the government's surveillance programme.
May 10, 2017
Wikipedia has appealed to the constitutional court in Turkey over the website blockadeAccess to Wikipedia has been blocked in Turkey, the government cited a law allowing it to ban access to websites deemed a threat to national security.