For the record/archive: The link is but the tool is no longer maintained, it seems (internal server error when entering an article name). 

Interesting nonetheless.


2017-01-18 18:56 GMT+01:00 Leila Zia <>:
+ Juliet, as this is something Communications may want to follow up given that is not maintained by a Wikimedia Foundation member.

Thanks for sharing this.


Leila Zia
Senior Research Scientist
Wikimedia Foundation

On Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 9:00 AM, Andrew Otto <> wrote:
Saw this on reddit:

From the paper:

"This case study uses data on English language Wikipedia article view counts from the online service, a portal maintained by a Wikimedia Foundation member. This portal provides access to a range of Wikipedia analytics, stats, and data.86 In particular, the portal aggregates Wikipedia article view data on a daily and monthly basis.87 This data at has been used in a range of research, including studies involving market trends, health information access, and social-political change.88”

Just thought it might be of interest, especially considering WMF’s NSA lawsuit.


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