Research:Mobile microcontributions

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Crowdsourcing in Wikimedia projects[edit]

Wikipedia is often considered one of the best examples of a peer production system,[1] but is there any genuine example of crowdsourcing supported by the user interface in Wikipedia?

Edits vs microcontributions[edit]

Lay out the conceptual differences between an edit and a microcontribution

Mobile microcontributions[edit]

Why mobile interfaces are a great testbed for microcontributions

Use cases[edit]

Extract structured data[edit]

Highlight an article's most important sentence[edit]

Translate a sentence[edit]

Handcode a revision[edit]

Find the best image to illustrate an article[edit]

Experimental features[edit]

  • WikiGrok is an experimental MediaWiki feature designed by the Wikimedia Foundation's Mobile team allowing readers of a Wikipedia article to extract and fill in structured data from this article. This feature is inspired by Magnus Manske's Wikidata game.[2] (read more)

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