Articles tagged "wikipedia"

Wikiview photo browser makes it easy to search through Wikimedia Commons images

Wikiview makes it easy to search through the vast archive of Wikimedia Commons images in a fun and unique way.

The North Face flooded Wikipedia with product images to manipulate Google ranking

The North Face has faced backlashed after it exploited the crowdsourced nature of Wikipedia to replace photos of various locations with its own images to promote its brand.

WikiShootMe shows you nearby Wikipedia items in need of photographs

Whether you're bored or simply have an extra hour, WikiShootMe makes it easy to contribute to Wikipedia on the fly.

Wikipedia launches 'world's largest photo contest' to expand image collection

Wikipedia has launched what it calls 'the world's largest photo contest' to increase the number of images of 'historic sites' in its image database - Wikimedia Commons. The contest, called 'Wiki Loves Monuments 2012' will run throughout September 2012, with the best entry receiving a photo tour of Hong Kong, coinciding with the Wikimania 2013 conference. Wikipedia has run photographic competitions before, but this is the biggest yet, and will involve volunteers from more than 30 countries. Click through for more details.