Grants:IdeaLab/Don't get lost !

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Don't get lost !
It's easy to get lost along the way !

Recent example is TED Talks. It used to be a beautiful platform when it was young. Now that they have expanded, I feel it's losing its glory. Too much of ideas, losing novelty, getting commercialized, losing innocence & getting pride.

Another example is Facebook. This is even worse. Lost in commercialization. Slowing making society less connected in a peculiar way. Today there is plethora of research showing that social media is harming certain parts of brain, especially that of post-millennials.

I would say the power of Wikipedia lies in its simplicity & innocence. If you try "too hard", you might lose the way & you won't even see it coming.
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created on12:22, 20 January 2018 (UTC)


Audience[edit]

Who are the people you want to introduce Wikipedia to?[edit]

Try to be as specific as possible about this group.

In what languages do they search for information, online or otherwise?[edit]

In what ways does this group communicate with each other?[edit]

This can include services and apps in social media, mailing lists, physical spaces like conferences or lectures, or at specific institutions like at a library.

What are some reasons this group would use Wikipedia? How would they benefit from it, or what would they find useful?[edit]

Think about what they would be interested in reading and learning about; does Wikipedia provide better access to information this group cares about?

Project idea[edit]

What language Wikipedia projects will you promote to new readers?[edit]

English

How will you communicate with new readers? Will you be communicating with them online, in-person, or both?[edit]

Describe your idea to engage new readers. How might it be implemented? What will you tell people about Wikipedia?[edit]

Think about the steps that might involved to make this idea happen, and what you might teach people about your experience or others' experiences using Wikipedia.
I think Google search results for a topic with Wikipedia on it's 1st page is the nice approach, which is already done. So job well done :)

How will you know if this project is successful? What are some outcomes that you can share after the project is completed?[edit]

If you’re not certain about how to respond to this question when starting your idea, you do not need to answer it right now. Campaign participants and Wikimedia Foundation staff can help you consider some options.

Do you think you can implement this idea? What support do you need?[edit]

Do you need people with specific skills or resources to complete this idea? Are there any financial needs for this project? Do you need advising from Wikimedia Foundation staff?

Get Involved[edit]

About the idea creator[edit]

I'm a fan of psychology.

Participants[edit]

Endorsements[edit]

Expand your idea[edit]

Would a grant from the Wikimedia Foundation help make your idea happen? You can expand this idea into a grant proposal.

Expand into a Rapid Grant

No funding needed?[edit]

Does your idea not require funding, but you're not sure about what to do next? Not sure how to start a proposal on your local project that needs consensus? Contact Chris Schilling on-wiki at I JethroBT (WMF) (talk · contribs) or via e-mail at cschilling@wikimedia.org for help!