[Wikimedia-l] "Big data" benefits and limitations (relevance: WMF editor engagement, fundraising, and HR practices)

Tim Starling tstarling at wikimedia.org
Thu Jan 3 06:44:49 UTC 2013

On 03/01/13 17:38, Tim Starling wrote:
> The number of active (>5 edits/mo) contributors has declined
> from 13000 in January 2007 to 5900 in October 2012.

Correction: that was the number of new editors per month. The number
of active editors has actually declined from 49,000 to 33,000 over
that period.

-- Tim Starling

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