Re: [Wikimedia-l] Help need

2018-08-10 Thread Toby Negrin
Hi Bojana - a quick note that we have received this message and are looking into the issue. We’ll follow up directly to your email address. -Toby On Fri, Aug 10, 2018 at 11:31 WМ RepublikaSrpska < wmrepublikasrp...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hello All, > > In Republic of Srpska there is a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] September 28: Strategy update - Final draft of movement direction and endorsement process (#25)

2017-10-25 Thread Toby Negrin
Hi everybody -- I just wanted to follow up quickly that this report has been published and is available here: > I know that some folks were wondering about all the consultation comments > about features, interfaces, and product improvements that didn't get > incorporated into the strategy. We

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Facebook test features Wikipedia

2017-10-05 Thread Toby Negrin
Hi Andy -- at about 18 seconds into the video, you can see content that's identified, albeit in light gray font, as being from Wikipedia with links to the article and the license. -Toby On Thu, Oct 5, 2017 at 3:13 PM, Andy Mabbett wrote: > On 5 October 2017 at 21:20,

[Wikimedia-l] Facebook test features Wikipedia

2017-10-05 Thread Toby Negrin
Hi all, You might have seen that Facebook announced a test of a new feature today that uses English Wikipedia content.[1] The new feature provides more context about the source of news articles users see in their News Feed on Facebook by pulling information about publishers from Wikipedia. We

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Winning photos of Wiki Loves Earth Bangladesh 2017

2017-07-31 Thread Toby Negrin
These are great - thank you for sharing! -Toby On Mon, Jul 31, 2017 at 4:51 PM, Edward Galvez wrote: > Love these. Thanks Nahid and to all the organizers and photographers! > > On Mon, Jul 31, 2017 at 8:19 AM, Nahid Sultan > wrote: > > > Hey

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Changes to Product and Technology departments at the Foundation

2017-06-12 Thread Toby Negrin
nformation (if not clarity :) about how we are approaching this. -Toby On Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at 2:21 PM, Jan Ainali <ainali@gmail.com> wrote: > 2017-06-07 23:12 GMT+02:00 Toby Negrin <tneg...@wikimedia.org>: > > > > > The team working on maps, the search exper

[Wikimedia-l] Changes to Product and Technology departments at the Foundation

2017-06-11 Thread Toby Negrin
ineering/June_2017_changes. Best regards, Toby Negrin, Interim Vice President of Product Victoria Coleman, Chief Technology Officer PS. An on-wiki version of this message is available for translation: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Engineering/June_2017_changes [1] https://meta.wikimedia.

[Wikimedia-l] Product draft goals posted on mediawiki

2017-03-15 Thread Toby Negrin
Hi everyone -- I wanted to let you know that the product team has posted our draft goals for next quarter (the fourth quarter of the Foundation's fiscal year aka Q4) up on mediawiki: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Engineering/2016-17_Q4_Goals#Product Please take a look and let us know

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community Wishlist Survey: Status report #2

2016-06-01 Thread Toby Negrin
Hi James -- the Community Tech team is growing! We just added another developer and we have another position in the Annual Plan. Agreed -that it's been really great watching this team grow and partner with the German chapter as well as other community members. -Toby On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 2:43

Re: [Wikimedia-l] An Open Letter to Wikimedia Foundation BoT

2016-02-18 Thread Toby Negrin
Indeed - thank you Ori on behalf of the entire technical organization. Dariusz - I'd ask that you consider the assumptions that you listed in your email more closely. Ori, myself and others would be very happy to work with you this. -Toby On Thursday, February 18, 2016, Moiz Syed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What happened on the Board of Trustees?

2016-01-09 Thread Toby Negrin
Hi Cometstyles - A lot of people have put much more of themselves into the project than me but I would like to request that we maintain a civil tone and subject. Regardless of how we feel about professional aptitude I think we should leave personal lives and families out of these discussions.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community revitalization

2015-11-21 Thread Toby Negrin
- > From: Wikimedia-l [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On > Behalf Of Pine W > Sent: Tuesday, 17 November 2015 11:40 PM > To: Wikimedia Mailing List; Toby Negrin > Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community revitalization > > Thanks Michal. > I periodically use English Wiktiona

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 'Design team' in Wikimedia contexts

2015-11-17 Thread Toby Negrin
Hi Isarra -- I can clarify the way design is organized at the Foundation; the actual org page I'll have to leave to someone else. There are currently designers sitting in the vertical teams, but as the teams themselves are organized slightly differently, it's hard to understand. For example,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community revitalization

2015-11-17 Thread Toby Negrin
Hi Pine, Michal -- Google SEO is a bit of a black art, but we can reach out and see if there's any specific feedback they can give us. We are investigating linking to Wiktionary from the Android app and Discovery may have some plans to integrate in search results. I'll bump those teams. -Toby

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation quarterly reviews for July-September 2015

2015-10-19 Thread Toby Negrin
Sorry James -- I replied before I saw your email. Happy to continue this discussion elsewhere Pine. -Toby On Mon, Oct 19, 2015 at 5:52 AM, Toby Negrin <tneg...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hi Pine -- > > I can't speak for the other groups, but for your question on Reading and >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation quarterly reviews for July-September 2015

2015-10-19 Thread Toby Negrin
Hi Pine -- I can't speak for the other groups, but for your question on Reading and push notifications, we're having discussions with the echo folks about using this platform for push notifications for the apps. We're interested in combining this feature with feeds on the apps with the idea that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Q1 Fundraising Update

2015-10-10 Thread Toby Negrin
Hi Folks -- I would suggest that if you are unhappy with the banners you apply your energy to the annual planning process[1]. As long as the budget goes up 20% year over year and page views fall, the Fundraising team will need to crank up the banners. It's worth pointing out that Fundraising is

[Wikimedia-l] Community Tech jobs posted

2015-05-04 Thread Toby Negrin
Hi all -- I wanted to give you an update on the Community Tech team. We've posted job descriptions for open positions on our jobs page that we'd like to bring your attention to: Community Tech Developer https://boards.greenhouse.io/wikimedia/jobs/62666?t=m5pcy0#.VUgfhjvF_FI Community Tech

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation quarterly reviews

2015-04-23 Thread Toby Negrin
Analytics/UX/Product and TPG are here: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Analytics-Product-UX-TPG-Quarterly_Report_Q3_FY14-15.pdf -Toby On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 9:53 PM, Tilman Bayer tba...@wikimedia.org wrote: Hi all, the quarterly reviews for the past quarter (January-March 2015)