Grants:IdeaLab/Notify people of new images relevant to their interests
What is the problem you're trying to solve?
There a lot of images on commons that could be used in other projects, but languages barriers and lack of awareness prevent this.
What is your solution?
Something like global notifications tailored to personal interests regardless of language.
- inspire people to create or translate articles in/to their own language
- add images to articles in languages you don't understand
- motivate people who upload images by using images more
- make people excited to explore images in topic areas they are interessted in
- encourage people with similar interests to collaborate together on-wiki even if they don't speak the same languages
- Advisor I would like to help think of how to implement this as an experiment. Jtmorgan (talk) 16:54, 18 July 2015 (UTC)
- Volunteer I speak spanish language, an i would to help you.
- This will help connect our editors and content together across languages! Jtmorgan (talk) 16:55, 18 July 2015 (UTC)
- This has the potential to greatly increase participation in Commons. Ckoerner (talk) 17:25, 18 July 2015 (UTC)
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