This is really great, my initial thought is these metrics describe part of
the role Wikipedia is playing in combating disinformation/fake news,
reliable sources etc. You link to this in your email to the Mashable
article but this isn't described on the meta page. This is a very popular
topic of research and I'm sure would be interesting to people researching
this and would help people to find it.
On Tue, 24 Mar 2020 at 16:03, Jonathan Morgan <jmorgan(a)wikimedia.org> wrote:
It's a pilot, so it's not available for other wikis yet. If we receive
community feedback that indicates that the resource is welcome and is being
used, we will definitely lobby for making this resource available for all
wikis, on a long-term basis.
If you would like to see this resource maintained, experiment with it and
On Mon, Mar 23, 2020 at 10:53 PM Gerard Meijssen <
Does this work for any Wikipedia? If so, where can I find it for the
> the German, the French, the Chinese, the Russian Wikipedia??
> On Mon, 23 Mar 2020 at 20:24,
Jonathan Morgan <jmorgan(a)wikimedia.org>
> > The WMF Research team has
published a new pageview report of inbound
> > traffic coming from Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Reddit.
> > The report contains a list
of all articles that received at least 500
> > from one or more of these platforms (i.e. someone clicked a link on
> > that sent them directly to a Wikipedia article). The report is
> on-wiki and will be updated daily at around
14:00 UTC with traffic
> > from the previous calendar day.
> > We believe this report
provides editors with a valuable new information
> > source. Daily inbound social media traffic stats can help editors
> > edits to articles that are going viral on social media sites and/or are
> > being linked to by the social media platform itself in order to
> > disinformation and other controversial content.
> > The social media traffic
report also contains additional public article
> > metadata that may be useful in the context of monitoring articles that
> > receiving unexpected attention from social media sites, such as...
> > - the total number of
pageviews (from all sources) that article
> > in the same period of time
> > - the number of pageviews the article received from the same
> > (e.g. Facebook) the previous day (two days ago)
> > - the number of editors who have the page on their watchlist
> > - the number of editors who have watchlisted the page AND recently
> > visited it
> > We want your feedback! We
have some ideas of our own for how to improve
> > report, but we want to hear yours! If you have feature suggestions,
> > add them here. We intend to maintain this daily report for at least
> > next two months. If we receive feedback that the report is useful, we
> > considering making it available indefinitely.
> > If you have other questions
about the report, please first check out
> > (still growing) FAQ . All questions, comments, concerns, ideas, etc.
> > welcome on the project talkpage on Meta.
> > 1.
> > 2.
> > 3.
> > 4.
> > 5.
> > Cheers,
> > Jonathan
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