Grants:IdeaLab/Using Social Media to recruit new editors

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Using Social Media to recruit new editors
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Get people who are active on social media to also become active on Wikipedia
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idea creator
Wuselig
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advisor
Touzrimounir
this project needs...
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volunteer
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developer
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designer
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community organizer
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created on14:15, 9 August 2014 (UTC)


Project idea[edit]

What is the problem you're trying to solve?[edit]

People don't know how to edit Wikipedia. Show them it could be just as easy as writing on Social Media

What is your solution?[edit]

This could bring more editors to Wikipedia and solve all our problems: diversity, gender-gap, increasing number of editors

Goals[edit]

Get Involved[edit]

Participants[edit]

  • Advisor use the tool of publicity of facebook twitter and google+to promote wikimedia project Touzrimounir (talk) 15:50, 16 September 2014 (UTC)

Endorsements[edit]

Project idea[edit]

What is the problem you're trying to solve?[edit]

People don't know how to edit Wikipedia. Show them it could be just as easy as writing on Social Media

What is your solution?[edit]

  • Sponsored adds in the Social Media
  • Special Facebook Page (engaging content or posts)
  • Partnerships with High Profile Community Users
  • Balloons (create Pages that get viral by sharing)
  • organizing meetups
  • personalize your edits (everytime you make an edit on wikipedia, people on FB will get informed)

Goals[edit]

This could bring more editors to Wikipedia and solve all our problems: diversity, gender-gap, increasing number of editors

Get Involved[edit]

Participants[edit]

  1. Wuselig
  2. Reem Al-Kashif
  3. Netha Hussain
  4. Fernando
  5. Samir Elsharbaty

Endorsements[edit]