[Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Zero wins!

Balázs Viczián balazs.viczian at wikimedia.hu
Sun Mar 17 07:53:10 UTC 2013

the favorit social media site in Brazil is Orkut. Far far more popular than
facebook. If you wish to have a strong social media presence there, you'll
have to be present on that.

cheers, Balázs
2013.03.16. 14:17, "Everton Zanella Alvarenga" <tom at wikimedia.org> ezt írta:

> On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 4:17 AM, Fabrice Florin <fflorin at wikimedia.org>
> wrote:
> > I'm so happy for everyone -- particularly for all the folks in the
> > developing world who are now getting access to free knowledge they
> wouldn't
> > otherwise have.
> This news was posted on facebook and a guy from Angola just asked when
> it will be available there for the Portuguese Wikipedia as well
> https://www.facebook.com/wikipediapt/posts/228266030650914?comment_id=947903&offset=0&total_comments=2
> Kul, maybe it would be more useful for Angola and Mozambique than the
> Banana Republic. :)
> When I do the hangouts with Angolans and Mozambicans (on my spare
> time, sure), [Note] I'll analyse this to have a better insight. ;)
> Tom
> [Note] The statistics of a facebook page (led by volunteers) of the
> Portuguese Wikipedia [1]  has shown some curious numbers because
> people who usually like it are from Luanda and Maputo cities in
> Africa, I've shared this information with some wikipedians [2]
> (obviously further analysis on this data with other methods is
> necessary) and invited experienced editors to participate of google
> hangouts where we are going to invite people from these countries to
> explain about Wikipedia and the Education Program. [3]
> Just to you have an idea, Luanda (population ~5 mi) has about 1.700
> people who liked it, Maputo (pop. ~1.2 mi) 750, followed by São Paulo
> (pop. 11.3 mi) and Rio de Janeiro (6.2 mi) with 230 and 180,
> respectively. Maybe there is some bias on facebook we cannot have
> access to, but it will be really interesting to try to figure out that
> and the videos of these hangout can also be really interesting to try
> to understand how people in these countries use Wikipedia. A mobile
> project in these countries could also be interesting, but not sure if
> we can have it in the short term.
> I'll try to do these hangouts withe them, [3] anyone here is welcome to
> help.
> [1] https://www.facebook.com/wikipediapt
> [2]
> http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikip%C3%A9dia:Esplanada/geral/Estat%C3%ADsticas_sobre_a_Wikip%C3%A9dia_lus%C3%B3fona_atrav%C3%A9s_do_facebook_e_Programa_de_Educa%C3%A7%C3%A3o_na_%C3%81frica_(22fev2013)
> [3]
> http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikip%C3%A9dia:Esplanada/propostas/Web_confer%C3%AAncia_sobre_a_Wikip%C3%A9dia_e_o_programa_de_educa%C3%A7%C3%A3o_com_leitores_de_Angola_e_Mo%C3%A7ambique_(22fev2013)
> --
> Everton Zanella Alvarenga (also Tom)
> "A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful
> than a life spent doing nothing."
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