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From: "Whatamidoing (WMF)/Sherry Snyder" <ssnyder(a)wikimedia.org>
Sent: 22 December 2018 01:52:24 GMT+05:30
To: Coordination of technology deployments across languages/projects
Subject: [Wikitech-ambassadors] Looking for Android users at your wiki
We need your help. (I mean, really, I don’t think this will work without
you.) As you know, our readers mainly read the wikis on mobile phones, but
our editing tools are focused on desktop and keyboards. This will be a
problem for us in the long run: Wikipedia became a big thing because
everyone who read it could add information. If this is not true in the
future, we’ll have a harder time getting new editors. In the long run,
effective mobile editing is about our survival.
The Wikipedia Android app is going to try a couple of things to see if we
can get more people to start doing small tasks – adding or translating
short title descriptions.
I have two things to ask:
1) If you have an Android phone and can install the app, would you be
willing to test this yourself? We need to hear both from users who are
used to editing on mobile and desktop and from users who usually edit only
on desktop, so you don’t worry if you haven’t edited on mobile before.
Sign up here to help out:
2) Could you spread the word and the sign-up link in your local community?
It would be most appreciated.
If you have questions, then I think that posting them on the talk page at
will be the best
way to reach the team. THANK YOU!
Sherry Snyder (WhatamIdoing)
Community Liaison, Wikimedia Foundation
Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.