Grants:IdeaLab/Wikipedia-comments-SocialMedia

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Wikipedia-comments-SocialMedia
Wikipedia comment system and interface for keying to social media.
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James Free
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created on06:39, 12 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.
People interested in shared experience

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

any language

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.
Social media, nested comment systems

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?
Interfaces Wikipedia with active online communities.

Project idea[edit]

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

All languages

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

Extending the Wikipedia interface.

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.
Give people the opportunity to comment on Wikipedia pages and interface to their social media presence.

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.
I would see it on Wikipedia pages.

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?
I would need advice from Wikimedia staff.

Get Involved[edit]

About the idea creator[edit]

Just an average guy.

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!