Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Zero wins!

2013-03-17 Thread Balázs Viczián
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 t...@wikimedia.org ezt írta: On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Zero wins!

2013-03-17 Thread James Alexander
On Sun, Mar 17, 2013 at 12:53 AM, Balázs Viczián balazs.vicz...@wikimedia.hu wrote: 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 Tom or

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation: Question time for WCA Council Chair candidates

2013-03-17 Thread Fae
Dear fellow Wikimedians, Re: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Chapters_Association/Elections/2013_Chair Today, Sunday 17th March, is the last day for discussion about the 3 candidates we have for Wikimedia Chapters Association Chair. The formal question period is over, but everyone is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Zero wins!

2013-03-17 Thread Rodrigo Tetsuo Argenton
Facebook here is more used than Google and Orkut, but they are well used to, so... we really don't know why :) On 17 March 2013 05:29, James Alexander jameso...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, Mar 17, 2013 at 12:53 AM, Balázs Viczián balazs.vicz...@wikimedia.hu wrote: the favorit social media

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Zero wins!

2013-03-17 Thread Rand McRanderson
Orkut used to dominate outside US and Europe. Then Google took over, neglected it and Facebook moved in. Classic big company takes small company and forgets about it On Mar 17, 2013 11:39 AM, Rodrigo Tetsuo Argenton rodrigo.argen...@gmail.com wrote: Facebook here is more used than Google and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Zero wins!

2013-03-17 Thread Denny Vrandečić
Orkus was never took over by Google - it was created by Google in the first place and always operated by them. 2013/3/17 Rand McRanderson therands...@gmail.com Orkut used to dominate outside US and Europe. Then Google took over, neglected it and Facebook moved in. Classic big company takes

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Zero wins!

2013-03-17 Thread Balázs Viczián
Didn't know, the last time I was working for the Brazilian market was in 2011; should update my knowledge :) Balázs 2013/3/17 James Alexander jameso...@gmail.com On Sun, Mar 17, 2013 at 12:53 AM, Balázs Viczián balazs.vicz...@wikimedia.hu wrote: the favorit social media site in Brazil is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Zero wins!

2013-03-17 Thread Everton Zanella Alvarenga
Hi, Balázs and James, orkut was the most popular social networking platform until a few years ago. I don't have scientific research to prove that now, but from my networking, which includes poor to high middle class people, most have migrated to facebook. orkut is seen as a site where low middle

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Are there plans for interactions between wikidata and wiktionaries ?

2013-03-17 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Samuel Klein, 16/03/2013 16:52: @Denny, Gerard: I agree we need a single place to discuss wikidata / wiktionary / omegawiki futures. Perhaps a page on Wiktionary 2.0 that starts from the ideas on the OmegaWiki page (which is the most detailed and nuanced of the current summary pages)

[Wikimedia-l] [wca] Council chair election closes today

2013-03-17 Thread Markus Glaser
Hi all, the election of the WCA Council chair will close today at midnight UTC which is in three hours. Up to now, we only have four votes. In order to have a successful election, we need at least 12 votes. Please put your votes onto the list or do at least indicate your abstention. You can

[Wikimedia-l] Info: Markus Glaser is elected Chair of the Wikimedia Chapters Association Council

2013-03-17 Thread Fae
Congratulations to Markus on becoming the Chair of the WCAC. The election results is available at http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Chapters_Association/Elections/2013_Chair#Votes, with an associated detailed QA from the candidates on the associated talk page. Thank you to all candidates

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Info: Markus Glaser is elected Chair of the Wikimedia Chapters Association Council

2013-03-17 Thread Markus Glaser
Hi, thanks for voting and thank you for your trust. Time will show if I can meet your expectations. Thank you, Fae, for all the work you have done so far. I assume I can continue to count on your experience :) In order to get things going, I totally depend on the help and support of the